Evaluation and Treatment of the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)

Saturday, March 2, 2019
8:00am - 4:00pm
7:30am registration

Wisdom Conference Center
St. Charles Hospital, Port Jefferson

Featuring Dr. Mark Gugliotti, PT, DPT, MS, BSc, OCS, COMT Diplomat, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties

This manual therapy workshop will focus on the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) with an integrative approach to evaluation and treatment. This course is designed to provide clinicians with a brief overview of theory, rationale, and principles of the TMJ. A review of terminology and functional anatomy of the TMJ will be presented. Normal osteokinematic and arthrokinematic motion will also be discussed in detail. Components of a comprehensive TMJ examination will be demonstrated. Select treatment interventions incorporating soft tissue mobilization, joint mobilization, and Muscle Energy Technique (MET) will be provided. Strategies for therapeutic exercise and home programs will be discussed. This course is designed for clinicians working in an orthopedic manual therapy practice setting.

Non-CHS Professionals: $125
CHS Professionals: $50
St. Charles Employees: No Charge

AGENDA & DETAILS

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants: This program has been approved by the NYS Education Department’s State Board of Physical Therapy for 6.5 Contact Hours (.65 CEU’s)


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