TMJ Dysfunction, 1 Day: Rockville, MD, Feb 23

Temporo Mandibular Joint Dysfunction

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

In this 8 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! Manual Physical Therapy based evaluation and treatment strategies

are presented for the patient with temporomandibularjoint 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
  • 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

Schedule:

Day 1

07:00              Registration

08:00             Introduction to Manual Physical Therapy for the PT/PTA team

08:30              Basic Sciences: Histology/Neurophysiology

09:00             TMJ/Cervicothoracic Anatomy and Biomechanics

09:50              Break

10:00              Manual Therapy Lesion and TMJD

11:00             Evaluation: Flow of Procedures

12:00              Lunch

01:00              Evaluation: Lab TMJ/Upper Cervical Evaluation

02:00              TMJ/Cervicothoracic Joint/soft tissue techniques: Lab

03:00              Break

03:10             Scientific Exercise Prescription for the TMJD patient: Lecture/Lab

04:00              The Business of TMJD: Marketing/Documenting/Productivity

04:30              Review/Questions

04:45              End of day

 

7.5hours


Categories: Orthopedic

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  • StartFebruary 23 2019
  • EndFebruary 23 2019
  • FYZICAL Rockville, 15204 Omega Drive, Suite 310, Rockville, MD 20850
  • 248-921-9171
  • ghamer@FYZICALswfl.com

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