Open Wide! Manual Therapy for Temporal Mandibular Dysfunction
TMJ disorders affect up to 15% of people, contributing to facial, head, and/or neck pain. Problems include difficulty chewing, talking, yawning, and even ear pain due to mobility impairments of the jaw and cervical spine. In this live interactive webinar, we’ll explore the mechanics of the TMJ and cervical spine complex to identify impairments that can be treated with manual therapy and mobility interventions.
Discover what research says on how to apply manual interventions to relieve pain and regain mobility in people who suffer from TMJ dysfunction. Learn effective techniques including my...Read moreofascial and positional release, craniosacral therapy, joint and soft tissue mobilization, and neuromuscular re-education to restore function. Return to your clinic with new tools to use for managing movement disorders of the TMJ with related head and neck pain for measurable results. Less...
- Discuss the pathoanatomy and physiology of the TMJ complex.
- Demonstrate manual therapy interventions to manage myofascial pain and mobility impairments of the TMJ disorder.
- Instruct clients in home management of TMJ disorder including posture, exercise, biopsychosocial and self-applied manual therapy interventions.
- Discuss research supporting use of manual therapy and exercise to improve function mobility, and quality of life in people with TMJ disorder.
Friday, March 31, 2023
07:00 PM EDT - 10:00 PM EDTRegister for this Webinar
About the speaker
Theresa A. Schmidt, PT,DPT,MS,OCS,LMT,CEAS
7:00-8:00 pm: Structure, function, kinesiology and biomechanics
of TMJ in normal and abnormal conditions
8:01-9:00 pm: Objective measurements to identify TMD-
screening, red flags, head and neck pain, posture, palpation, motion testing,
9:01-10:00 pm: Manual therapy, massage, acupressure, myofascial
release, craniosacral therapy, education, TMD exercise, self-care, and
biopsychosocial interventions demonstration, discussion, and research review of
their beneficial effects on TMD
CE Information - Earn 3 CE Credit Hours
New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy
Texas Physical Therapy Association
Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners
Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
Ohio Physical Therapy Association
Michigan Board of Physical Therapy
Florida Board of Physical Therapy Practice
Michigan Board of Occupational Therapy
New York State Education Department's State Board for Occupational Therapy
Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board
New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy
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