Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ): Ottawa, ON

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Starts in 1 Month, 16 Days

September 7, 2018

1695 Bank street , Ottawa, ON, K1V 7Z3, Canada

Sept 7 & 21, 2018 4:30pm-8:00pm

Instructor: Dr. Bahram Jam, PT, FCAMT

tMember of the International Federation of Manipulative Therapists
tCredentialed with The McKenzie Institute International

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

This course will enable Physical Therapists to gain a practical knowledge of the possible anatomical factors leading to TMJ pain & dysfunctions.

The course will review basic Physical Therapy approach to the evaluation and highly effective muscular retraining exercises & mobilizations.

An important note regarding the TMJ all Physical Therapists need to be aware of:

Many dentists & physicians are in need of referring their patients with persistent headaches, earaches, and facial pains related to the TMJ to other health care professionals; however they are unaware that some PTs can effectively evaluate and treat the TMJ.

There are great opportunities for PTs to assist their local dentists and help many individuals who suffer from persistent and disabling TMJ conditions. Management includes education on condition, highly effective home exercise programs and gentle mobilizations.

 

CRITERIA FOR ACCEPTANCE

tPhysical Therapists who are licensed or who are eligible to be licensed to practice
tThere are NO prerequisites for this course

 

GENERAL COURSE INFORMATION

tCourse material is referenced from up to date research articles
tAn easy to understand practical workbook is provided
tAll instructions are provided in a clear and concise manner in order to ensure an effective and enjoyable learning experience
tNote: As this is primarily a practical course, please dress appropriately

Tax Receipts provided on course date / $30.00 is non-refundable / No refunds for cancellations 2 weeks or less before course date

 

RECOMMENDED (OPTIONAL) READINGS

tChisnoiu AM1, Picos AM1, Popa S1, Chisnoiu PD2, Lascu L1, Picos A1, Chisnoiu R3. Factors involved in the etiology of temporomandibular disorders – a literature review. Clujul Med. 2015;88(4):473-8.
thttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4689239/

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