Simply TMJ Webinar
Temporomandibular joint assessment and treatment. Including all assessment, home care and treatment of the external and internal muscles and joints. Is it muscle or joint? Now you'll know! Start NOW and finish at your own pace.
Has this been happening to you too?
If you ask any gathering of people to raise their hand if they experience jaw pain or clicking you will be amazed at how many hands go up in the air. You may be one of them!
|You are UNSURE if you are being specific enough in treating the TMJ.||You are INTIMIDATED about working inside someones mouth.||You know a little about treating the jaw but want to become more effective and a MASTER.|
If you answered "Yes" to any of the questions above, then this online course is for you.
Achieve MEASURABLE and RAPID results easily in a few treatments.
Treat over 27 muscles INTERNALLY and EXTERNALLY that influence the way the jaw functions.
Carry out 4 objective measurements of the temporomandibular joint’s range of motion.
Master landmarking and treating over 20 muscles of the scalp, mouth, jaw, tongue and throat.
Influence pain levels and dry mucosa by way of treatment the sphenopalatine ganglion.
Suppress the gag reflex to enable easier treatment within the mouth using temple tapping.
Practice repositioning the mandible and articular disc by active and passive mobilizations.
Design your client/patient homecare from 10 specific interventions including coordination and proprioception re-education, jaw remedial exercises, somatic therapy and self intervention.
Explain what causes and maintains the clicking in the jaw by a detailed exploration into the functional anatomy or the temporomandibular joints.
Distinguish between a joint and muscular problem with the TMJ.
Identify and treat the dysfunctional side of the jaw.
Describe movement and postural factors that may be causing or contributing to your client/patient’s TMJ problems.
Recognise the causes of TMJ disorders and how other disorders can mimic and/or overlap TMJ problems.
Stretch your comfort level to include intra-oral treatments by increasing your confidence.
Remove doubt when talking to clients/patients about what is happening to their jaw when you understand yourself.
Less fear of people gagging or doing something wrong when working inside a mouth.
Pleasure of understanding what is going on and what to do about it with increased comprehension of the structure and function of the TMJ.
Realize the gratifying feeling of a client/patient having confidence that you can help them with their pain and dysfunctional TMJ.
Appreciate you are offering a treatment that goes beyond other therapist’s skill levels that can increase your referral rates.
This is what you will feel at the end of the course:
CONFIDENCE working inside the mouth, with the tongue and in the throat.
Less FEAR of causing gagging or doing something wrong.
PLEASURE of understanding what is going on and what to do about it.
KNOWING you are doing something that not many other therapists can DO WELL.
You can INTEGRATE this into your practice no matter the type of work you do, deep tissue, fascial, Swedish or osteopathic. You can do as much or as little TMJ work per session as you deem necessary.
BENEFITS FOR PATIENTS
37 tips for clients/patients to follow to increase your effectiveness in treating the jaw.
7 self treatment methods recommended by the pros.
BENEFITS FOR THERAPISTS
Not only will your patients/clients continue to rebook for subsequent appointments, they will tell their dentists and doctors about you, increasing your practice through word of mouth referrals!
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ROBERT HACKWOOD, RMT
Robert has been involved with teaching Massage Therapy skills for over 25 years, including Muscle Energy Technique, Craniosacral in several forms, Neuromuscular Therapy, Assessment, Osteopathic Techniques, and more. He has been a teaching assistant for several instructors offering continuing education, taught in 3 different Massage Therapy Colleges, written articles and been involved in the running of the Massage Therapy profession in British Columbia.
What amazing information will I see?
4 Objective measurements of the TMJ's range of motion
Master landmarking and treating over 20 muscles of the scalp, mouth, jaw tongue and throat
How to suppress the gag reflex
Distinguish between a joint and muscular problem
Design homecare from 10 specific interventions
Help unlock the jaw
Talk to clients confidently about what is happening with their jaw
A message from the instructorFREE PREVIEW
Webinar Layout, Preparations and OutlineFREE PREVIEW
How to use this course
Before we begin...
Meet your InstructorFREE PREVIEW
Simply TMJ Manual
Welcome to the webinar
Let's Get started
Abnormal TMJ Function
Soft palate, tongue and throat
Homecare and end of webinar
Who treats TMJ
Symptoms and Cause
Precautions and Using Gloves
Structural Components of the TMJ
Normal Joint Function
Functional Anatomy of the TMJ quiz
Bruxism and Clenching
Internal Derangement of the Articular Disc
Further Joint Dysfunctions
TMJ Dysfunction quiz
TMJ in Whiplash
Biopsychosocial Assessment PHQ-4
Biopsychosocial Assessment - GCPS
Biopsychosocial Assessment - Pain Drawing
Biopsychosocial Assessment - OBC
Biopsychosocial Assessment - JFLS - 8
Examination of the Joints
Examination of the Muscles
Different TMJ Measuring Devices
Measuring device: ROM Scale
Using Range of Motion Scale - Opening
Using Range of Motion Scale - Laterotrusion
Using Range of Motion Scale - Protrusion
Using the TMJ TriMeasure
Using the TMJ TriMeasure - Opening
Using the TMJ TriMeasure - Protrusion
Using the TMJ TriMeasure - Laterotrusion
Overview of Hyoid Muscles
Stimulation of the Sphenopalatine Ganglion
Muscle quiz 1
Muscles of Mastication Overview
Lateral Pterygoid Muscle
Medial Pterygoid Muscle
Muscle quiz 2
Overview and Considerations
Tongue and Floor of Mouth
Muscle quiz 3
Jaw Remedial Exercises
Mouth and Tongue Exercises (to stop gag reflex)
Healthy Tips & Things to Avoid
Home Care quiz
Simply TMJ Student Self-assessment
Student Assessment of Teaching
We use a learning management system (LMS) to deliver all the currently taught content, video instructions and materials. For webinars the live portion will be through ZOOM.
Yes, the material is the same. You will be able to view, download and print the course manual. The course has written descriptions as well as video content that you can review as much as you like for 1 year.
You will be able to follow along and practice with the videos for the practical portions during the webinar. I recommend you view the videos prior to the live event. Your skills you have already acquired as a therapist will help you to perform the necessary palpation.
You will have access to all the course content 1 year. This includes the videos of procedures and online manual. You are able to print the detailed manual to have beyond the 1 year date.
Become a MASTER of the TMJ