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The role of exercise in craniofacial pain

Roy La Touche

  • He is a Physiotherapist, University Master and Doctor in study and treatment of pain by the URJC.
  • He is currently director of the Institute of Neurosciences and Movement Sciences (INCIMOV) and the Motion in Brains research group.
  • In the academic field he directs the University Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy of the Musculoskeletal System of the Faculty of Health Sciences of the CSEU La Salle, Autonomous University of Madrid.
  • He has published more than 80 scientific articles in national and international journals specializing in the area of ​​pain, neuro-orthopedic manual therapy, neuroscience, craniofacial pain, craniomandibular disorders, motor imagery, action observation training and therapeutic exercise. He has directed 8 doctoral theses, 57 Master’s thesis and 26 degree thesis.
  • In the area of ​​dissemination and teaching, he has given 76 specialized thematic conferences and postgraduate teaching at an international level in Europe and Latin America on the treatment of pain, neuroscience and Sciences of movement and rehabilitation. He is a visiting professor at 6 Spanish universities.
  • He has a nationally registered patent for a craniomandibular movement measuring instrument (CMD Scale, ES 1075174 U). He has also designed 4 self-report instruments, one of them is already validated and is used to quantify pain and craniofacial disability. This instrument is currently being cross-culturally validated in 6 languages.
  • In the last 12 years, he has worked in the FisioCranioClinic treating exclusively patients with craniofacial pain, orofacial neuromotor disorders and craniomandibular neuromusculoskeletal, spinal and pelvis diseases.

Roy La Touche

  • He is a Physiotherapist, University Master and Doctor in study and treatment of pain by the URJC.
  • He is currently director of the Institute of Neurosciences and Movement Sciences (INCIMOV) and the Motion in Brains research group.
  • In the academic field he directs the University Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy of the Musculoskeletal System of the Faculty of Health Sciences of the CSEU La Salle, Autonomous University of Madrid.
  • He has published more than 80 scientific articles in national and international journals specializing in the area of ​​pain, neuro-orthopedic manual therapy, neuroscience, craniofacial pain, craniomandibular disorders, motor imagery, action observation training and therapeutic exercise. He has directed 8 doctoral theses, 57 Master’s thesis and 26 degree thesis.
  • In the area of ​​dissemination and teaching, he has given 76 specialized thematic conferences and postgraduate teaching at an international level in Europe and Latin America on the treatment of pain, neuroscience and Sciences of movement and rehabilitation. He is a visiting professor at 6 Spanish universities.
  • He has a nationally registered patent for a craniomandibular movement measuring instrument (CMD Scale, ES 1075174 U). He has also designed 4 self-report instruments, one of them is already validated and is used to quantify pain and craniofacial disability. This instrument is currently being cross-culturally validated in 6 languages.
  • In the last 12 years, he has worked in the FisioCranioClinic treating exclusively patients with craniofacial pain, orofacial neuromotor disorders and craniomandibular neuromusculoskeletal, spinal and pelvis diseases.

The role of exercise in craniofacial pain