neurofascial approach to

JAW PAIN (1/2 INTRAORAL)

about the course

Think of all the jaw pain that goes untreated or is met with catastrophic theories. This class focuses on treating the mandibular nerve and related tissues — the pterygoids, cranial base, and TMJ capsule. You will gain hands-on skills and a straightforward method of assessment.

 

 

info and skills covered

  • Primer on contemporary Pain Science

  • Principles of a ‘Neurofascial’ approach to manual therapy.

    • What can be sensed and modulated by the therapist in session?

    • What are the physiological needs of peripheral nerves, and how do they behave when those needs are disrupted?

    • Types of nerve-fascia interface and why they matter for assessment/treatment.

  • Building the Map: The trigeminal neurofascia, the TMJ capsule, and the muscles of mastication

  • Five Domains of TMD Assessment: Spatial, Functional, Temporal, Emotional, Inflammatory

  • Manual Techniques: Direct, Indirect, & Rhythmic

  • INTRAORAL Manual Therapy: Hygiene, Communication, & Treatment Principles

  • TMD Rehabilitation: Freedom, Awareness, Connection, Play

 

 

continuing education certification

  • This 8-hour Continuing Education class is open to all healthcare practitioners licensed in Manual/Massage Therapy.

  • Other practitioners are welcome to join for the first 2 hours of class. (i.e. Movement Teachers, Allied Healthcare Practitioners, and body nerds). See "Lecture Only" ticket option.

  • Note: This class is offered at a discount when bundled with 'Neurofascial Approach to Headaches'. Both classes combine for a WA state intraoral certification. 

upcoming classes

date

Wed, Jan 23, 2019

10AM - 4PM

 

location

Good Shepherd Center

4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Suite 202

Seattle WA 98103

 

upcoming classes

date

Saturday November 7th

9AM-6PM

 

location

Good Shepherd Center

4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Suite 202

Seattle WA 98103

 

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