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Have you ever treated clients who experience temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain and/or inflammation? TMJ disorders are a group of conditions which include chronic or acute pain and inflammation in the temporomandibular joint and its associated muscles. TMJ pain can be mild to severe and occurs in up to 35 million Americans. The 7 CE hour Massage and TMJ Disorders course outlines what TMJ disorders are, causes of TMJ disorders, risk factors of TMJ disorders, how a diagnosis is made, treatment options for people with TMJ disorders, types of massage that may help TMJ pain, specific techniques for treating TMJ pain, benefits of massage on TMJ disorders, and contraindications to massage. If you are looking to learn more about how you can better treat your clients with TMJ disorders, this is the course for you!
This Course Will Present:
TMJ disorder signs and symptoms
What the temporomandibular joint is
Causes of TMJ disorders
Different treatment methods of TMJ pain
Massage modalities that may help TMJ disorders
Specific massage techniques for treating the jaw and its surrounding tissues
Benefits and contra-indications of massage for treating TMJ pain
The appropriate time to refer a client with a TMJ disorder
You Will Receive:Massage and TMJ Disorders text, by Melissa M. Dawahare, ND, guide with instructions, exam of 60 questions, course evaluation, certificate of achievement upon completion, and unlimited phone support for any of your questions.
The Center for Massage Therapy Continuing Education, LLC is an Approved Provider through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB); Approved Provider number 409296-00.
Our continuing education courses are also accepted by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP), and most state boards.
For more information on individual state requirements and approvals, please visit our Approvals page and click on your state.
This course was very informational and over all very helpful, i loved being able to study on my own time! - Carrie Welch
Instant download was great. Information was more interesting than I thought it would be. It was clear and well organized. - Becky Johnson, LMT
I learned a lot about the TMJ and dysfunction. - Tom Robertson, LMT
I liked everything in the course. - Jamie Richardson, LMT
I liked that this course provided information about the TMJ as well as tools to treat TMJ disorders using massage strokes that I already know! - J. Spencer
Clear, easy to use information that I can incorporate into my massage practice immediately. - M. Peterson, LMT
The TMJ is what kind of joint?
A. Cracking joint
B. Pivot joint
C. Hinge and plane joint
D. Ball and Socket joint
Trigger points in TMJ disorders can cause:
A. Gluten sensitivity
B. Backaches, knee aches, leg aches
C. Headaches, earaches, toothaches
D. All of the above
Massage therapy for TMJ disorders focuses on:
A. Releasing tension in the fascia
B. Eliminating trigger points
C. Reducing tension in the mastication muscles
D. All of the above