Temporo-Mandibular Joint Dysfunction: Canceled, North Andover, MA, May 30-31 2020

Temporo Mandibular Joint Dysfunction

 

A Manual Therapy Approach to Evaluation and Treatment of TMJ Dysfunction(s) and Craniofascial Pain.

In this 15 Hour course Dr. Rick Douglass, PT or Frank Dieckman PT present Manual Physical Therapy

based evaluation and treatment strategies for the patient with temporomandibular

joint dysfunction. The Otolaryngologist community report that as many as 35% of

their patients present with signs and symptoms consistent with TMJD and Physical

Therapists are ideally situated to provide these patients with appropriate care. In this

course you will learn the anatomy, physiology and biomechanics associated with TMJ

dysfunction and the evidence based evaluation and treatment interventions that will

lead to successful outcomes. This is a lab/lecture course that will emphasize the

contributions of the PT/PTA team. Strategies for documentation, clinical productivity

and marketing will be included! In this 15 Hour course Dr. Rick Douglass, PT presents Manual Physical Therapy

based evaluation and treatment strategies for the patient with temporomandibular

joint dysfunction. The Otolaryngologist community report that as many as 35% of

their patients present with signs and symptoms consistent with TMJD and Physical

Therapists are ideally situated to provide these patients with appropriate care. In this

course you will learn the anatomy, physiology and biomechanics associated with TMJ

dysfunction and the evidence based evaluation and treatment interventions that will

lead to successful outcomes. This is a lab/lecture course that will emphasize the

contributions of the PT/PTA team. Strategies for documentation, clinical productivity

and marketing will be included!

Course Objectives:

By completing this course the participant will be able to:

  • Perform a comprehensive Craniofascial Disorder evaluation
  • Recognize the anatomical components that play a part
  • Understand the difference between acute and chronic pain conditions
  • Learn to recognize postural dysfunction patterns based on Janda’s Crossed Syndromes classifications
  • Be able to screen and / or assess the Thoracic and Cervical spine for movement dysfunctions
  • Understand the current evidence in support of conservative treatment of Craniofascial disorders
  • Determine relevance of presented dysfunctions to the patient’s symptoms
  • Understand the influence and effect of Orthopedic Manual Therapy techniques
  • Apply effective and safe Orthopedic manual Therapy interventions
  • Apply exercise science that is dosed correctly and effectively.
  • Provide home strategies to improve patient function
  • Understand epidemiology identified client needs and the marketing opportunities

Schedule:

Day 1

  • 7:30 am – 8:00 am: Registration
  • 8:00 am – 8:30 am: Introduction to Manual Physical Therapy for the PT/PTA team
  • 8:30 am – 9:15 am: Basic Sciences: Histology/Neurophysiology
  • 9:15 am – 10:30 am: TMJ/Cervicothoracic Anatomy and Biomechanics
  • 10:30 am – 10:45 am: Break
  • 10:45 am – Noon: The Manual Therapy Lesion and TMJD
  • Noon- 1:00 pm: Lunch Break
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm:Evaluation: Flow of Procedures
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Evaluation: Lab TMJ/Upper Cervical Evaluation

 

Day 2

  • 8:00 am – 9:00 am:Identifying Red Flags: Upper Cervical Instability
  • 9:00 am – 10:30 am: Upper Cervical Precautionary Tests: Lab
  • 10:30 am – 10:45 am: Break
  • 10:45 am – 12:30: TMJ/Cervicothoracic Joint/soft tissue techniques: Lab
  • 12:30- 1:30 pm: Lunch Break
  • 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm: Scientific Exercise Prescription for the TMJD patient: Lecture/Lab
  • 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm:The Business of TMJD: Marketing/Documenting/Productivity
  • 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm: Review/Questions/Close

Categories: Orthopedic

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Speakers
  • StartMay 30 2020
  • EndMay 31 2020
  • FYZICAL North Andover, 198 Massachusetts Avenue, suite 101 North Andover, ma 01845
  • 248-921-9171
  • ghamer@FYZICALswfl.com

Price

$0 15 CEHs 1.5 CEUs
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