Become a TMJ specialist! Train with THE original creator of this unique therapy. With over 20 years of clinical development and successful practice Tracey Kiernan’s TMJ Therapy is a specialised protocol for the relief of the many symptoms of this much misunderstood and debilitating condition.
Written by a fully qualified Dental Nurse turned degree level clinical massage therapist with almost 40 years experience in both fields of dentistry and bodywork. This course builds on the incredibly effective protocol from TMJ1 which is a pre-requisite for this course.
Detailed anatomy of the temporomandibular joint, and evaluation of the facial bones including maxilla, frontal, palatine, vomer, zygomatics and nasal bones
How to recognise and assess for common jaw and bite relationships that may impact upon or be impacted by TMJ. The role of the jaw in the balance of the body.
Understand the terminology of these classifications and gain the confidence to work alongside dental professionals to treat this debilitating condition.
Advanced direct and indirect myofascial techniques for the head neck and shoulder
Cranio-sacral techniques and the clinical application of hard palate and facial bone techniques.
How to rebalance the temporal bones and mandible to ensure smooth alignment of the jaw and also reduce stress in the body to help prevent the ‘clamping’ reaction
Release the maxilla, facial and palatine bones intra-orally and release individual teeth.
Rehab exercises including exercises to help control TMJ (jaw joint) hypermobility, tooth grinding and jaw clenching
The workshops in this series which may be taken as stand alone CPD courses.
However you may wish go on to take the Post Graduate Qualification in TMJ Therapy®
TMJ1 2 days clinical massage for TMJ
TMJ2 2 days advanced myofascial bodywork for TMJ
TMJ3 2 days full body integration and assessment days
You are required to have completed TMJ1 before embarking on TM2. Those who have trained with Tracey previously on this subject may be eligible for APL (Accredited for Prior Learning). Please contact Tracey for details