The TMJ is the most used and misunderstood joint in the body. Effects of soft tissue dysfunction may have repercussions throughout the body. This unique course was written by a
The TMJ is the most used and misunderstood joint in the body. Effects of soft tissue dysfunction may have repercussions throughout the body. This unique course was written by a fully qualified Dental Nurse turned degree level clinical massage therapist with over 40 years experience in both fields of dentistry and bodywork. A whole body approach to treatment the full diploma covers a range of techniques including myofascial release, structural bodywork, massage, trigger point work, assessment, moving postural assessment, pelvic balancing and more. These skills will boost your practice and increase your effectiveness with other issues including lower back pain neck and shoulder pain and pelvic pain.
Pre learning pack: theory manual sent two weeks before course plus recommended reading
TMJ2 enhances understanding and takes the skills from TMJ1 to an advanced level incorporating a range of myofascial bodywork techniques.
Techniques and learning outcomes.
Pre learning pack and theory two weeks before plus recommended reading
Advanced clinical assessment techniques moving postural assessment and client rehab
Cranial and facial anatomy
Theory of cranio-sacral therapy, assessing the CSR.
Jaw and bite relationships and classification
Introduction to Biotensegrity and the TMJ
H&S cross infection control, contra-indications to treatment Vertebral artery insufficiency test
Evaluation of fascial mobility
Advanced Myofascial techniques soft tissues of the face and jaw including:
masseter, temporalis, medial pterygoid, lateral pterygoid, anterior and posterior digastric, hyoids, floor of mouth work
Evaluate and balance cranial and facial bones including sphenoid, maxilla, mandible, zygomatic, temporal, hyoid
Intra oral scarwork unwinding teeth and the periodontal ligament
Unwinding the fascial diaphragms
Standing assessment for hip height/leg length
discrepancy and SI joint issues.
26 (Monday) 10:00 am - 27 (Tuesday) 4:00 pm
Blend Therapy Training
The Mount Hotel, Orrell Rd, Orrell, Wigan WN5 8HQ