Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) refer to several highly common clinical disorders that involve the masticatory muscles, the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and the adjacent structures. TMD is one of the most frequent causes of orofacial pain & headache and is associated with basic functional limitations such as difficulties in chewing, talking and yawning. Additionally TMD patients tends to suffer from other disabling pain syndromes such as Migraine, tension type HA and neck pain – therefore introducing a challenge to clinicians.

In this course, participants will learn an effective evidence informed assessment & practical management of people with TMD.

Course objectives:
After completing to course participant will be able to:

  • Know the up to date scientific background of musculoskeletal pain & dysfunction in Cranio-Mandibular region
  • Recognize signs & symptoms of serious medical problems (not musculoskeletal) in people with Cranio-Mandibular pain ( i.e. red flags) and will know how to respond  accordingly
  • Practically know how to assess, evaluate & recognize common clinical patterns in people with TMD
  • Practical use of the  relevant  clinical reasoning  for  management of people with TMD
  • Effectively & safely treat people with TMD using hands on & exercise modalities

Dates 2020

– 04.-05. April 2020  Course cancelled due to Covid-19 

-21.22 September 2020

Where:         Manno

Timetable:    1. day: 09.00 – 13:00, 14:00 – 17:00
                        2. day: 08:30 – 13:00, 14:00 – 16:30
Cost:      CHF 540.- (MEMBRI PHYSIOSWISS CHF 460.-)
Application deadline: 28. Febbraio 2020
Language:    English with translation in italian