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clenching, clench nailing

The hammering over of the point of a nail against a wood face to secure its adhesion under rough usage.
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While Bruxism manifests through unconscious teeth grinding and clenching over the course of the day, TMD is primarily associated with abnormal movement of the jaw as well as throat, neck, and jaw muscle tension.
We are very excited about helping more people who are suffering from Jaw Pain, Neck Pain and shoulder pain due to teeth grinding and clenching," said Dr.
MEDICALLY speaking, teeth grinding is known as 'bruxism', a term that covers conscious and involuntary grinding of the upper and lower teeth against one another, and clenching of the jaw.
Which is why, as we drove away, I settled for clenching my right fist because there was no beer mat available.
The group that clenched their right fist when memorizing the list and then clenched the left when recollecting the words performed better than all the other hand clenching groups.
0062474) new study led by Montclair State University's Ruth Propper suggests that simply clenching one hand or the other can aid in memory.
Soon Kinect users will be able to pinch to zoom, scroll and pan simply by clenching their fists.
The muscle parameters frequently studied by EMG include postural position or rest, as well as activity during maximum tooth clenching.
He said: "Recently published experimental studies proved that clenching the jaw increases muscle strength and power.
Thomas Hadfield was aggressive and abusive, crying and clenching his fists, when police arrived at his Gateshead home at 2am on Sunday, Gateshead magistrates heard.
This unintentional hand clenching can also occur if the person holding the pistol is startled or loses balance due to a trip, stumble or fall.