This 14 hour course is designed to give the therapist an excellent understanding of the biomechanical and neurological relationships between the upper cervical spine and the temporomandibular joints within the craniomandibular complex. We will also be exporing treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia, neurogenic headaches, as well as dysfunction of the nervous complex of the head, face, and TMJ. We will show how to intervene in these dysfunctions through manual and active therapy. In addition, we will be addressing how to provide treatment and management of these challenging conditions.
Techniques 1-7 will be taught.
1. Intra and extraoral techniques
2. Joint Mobilizations
3. Contractive Myofascial Release
4. Muscle Energy Techniques
5. Nerve glides and mobilizations
6. End Rande Loading mobilizations
7. Cervical glide techniques.