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Manual Therapy Treatment of the Temporomandibular Joint

Great Lake Seminars


Format(s):   Live Seminars
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Athletic Training
Contact Hours:   16
Registration Fee:   $575


Objectives
At the completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to:
•(given a patient record) quantify progress represented in the four objective measurement results for the treatment of the temporomandibular joint and cervical spine.
•correctly palpate the primary and accessory muscles of the temporomandibular joint and neck.
•design a treatment plan of care for the primary and accessory muscles of the temporomandibular joint and neck
•correctly and independently perform at least 8 basic mobilizations of the temporomandibular joint and cervical spine as shown in the manual.
•design an instructional program or materials for posture, strengthening and stretching exercises for the temporomandibular joint and neck as shown in the manual.

Agenda
Saturday
7:30am Continental Breakfast, Pre-Test 8:00am Lecture: Introduction, Anatomy: Bones, Joint, Articular Disk, Disk Attachments, Ligaments 10:15am Lecture: Anatomy: Primary Muscles of Mastication, Suprahyoid, Infrahyoid 11:30am Lecture: Motions of the TMJ 12:00pm Lunch (on your own) 1:00pm Lecture: Gathering Subjective Information 2:00pm Lab: Measure Posture, Observe Respiration, Inspection of Teeth, Measure Jaw Motions 3:00pm Lab: Palpate Joint Opening, Begin External Muscular Palpation and MFR 5:00pm Lab: Review of Evidence-Based Literature for today’s topics 5:30pm Adjourn

Sunday
7:30am Continental Breakfast 8:00am Lab: Continue Muscular Palpation and MFR 9:30am Lab: Intraoral Palpation 10:15am Lab: TMJ Mobilizations 11:15am Lab: AA joint dysfunction 12:00pm Lunch (on your own) 1:00pm Lab: OA Joint Dysfunction, Cervical Joint Dysfunctions 3:45pm Case Studies/ Speed Mobilizations/MFR 4:30pm Lab: Review of Evidence-Based Literature for today’s topics 5:00pm Adjourn

Description
This course will provide the clinician with a thorough and in-depth understanding of temporomandibular anatomy, biomechanics, and temporomandibular dysfunctions and how they create pain. Learn to treat the temporomandibular joint through joint mobilization, myofascial release, posture re-education, and exercises. Each participant will have the skills to immediately apply the methods learned in this course.
This course has been developed with the Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant in mind. This is an intermediate course, no prerequisites are required and new graduates are welcome.


Dates and Locations
 
Register Address:   Kalamazoo Michigan
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Dates:   06-08-2019 - 06-09-2019, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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Register Address:   New York City New York
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Dates:   09-14-2019 - 09-15-2019, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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Register Address:   Virginia Beach Virginia
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Dates:   10-26-2019 - 10-27-2019, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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Register Address:   Indianapolis Indiana
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Dates:   11-23-2019 - 11-24-2019, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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