Research study for women with jaw muscle pain

Researchers at Johns Hopkins are looking for female volunteers with TMJ/TMD pain to participate in a research study funded by the National Institutes of Health to investigate how sleep and unhelpful thoughts about TMD impact pain sensitivity and symptoms related to temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD). You may be eligible if you are a female between 18 and 65 years of age, have had jaw muscle pain for 3 months or more, have sleep difficulties. Study includes a dental evaluation for TMJ/TMD, completing interviews and questionnaires, 2 ambulatory sleep studies that you can do in your own home, completing sensory testing procedures, 8 total study visits over 3 months, and 1 telephone follow-up 3 months after completing the study. Earn up to $650. Please contact: Mary Redding at 410-550-8099.