with Mark Strickland, PT, OCS, CMDT
Sunday, September 23, 2012
$125 ($65 deposit)
6 CE hours
*10% off for TLC Graduates and students
This course is designed as an introduction to the basic aspects of care for patients with Temporomandibular Disorders. It includes information on the identification and treatment of TMJ disorders, a review of functional anatomy, biomechanical relationships of the cranio-mandibular system, and TMD terminology. An understanding of the influences of the cervical spine as well as the role of parafunction and sleep disorders in the development of TMD will be imparted.
Participants will learn to connect history, evaluation, and TMJ pathomechanics to create treatment options including manual techniques. They will also learn to identify when a patient/client has a medical issue that would benefit from consulting another medical professional.
Mark Strickland, PT, OCS, CMDT, is a graduate from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston in 1984 he received his McKenzie certification in 1994, OCS in 1999, MTC thru USA in 1999, and CFC thru USA in 2005. He was certified by the American Academy of Orofacial Pain as a Certified Cervical and Temporomandibular Therapist in March of 2009. He became a certified vestibular therapist from the American Institute of Balance in March of 2012. He has also recently received his certification in Orofacial Dry Needling thru the AAOP in May of 2012. He is an Assistant Professor at the University of St. Augustine where he teaches online Craniomandibular Disorders: beginner, intermediate and advanced. He practices in Austin, TX with primary specialties of Spine, manual therapy, and Craniomandibular Disorders.