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ONLINE COURSE: ''Examination and treatment of the TMJ: Craniomandibular dysfunction'' with TONI ROMÁN

20-hour training with which you will learn about techniques for the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of the temporo-mandibular joint (TMJ). Access to the campus with high quality videos of the techniques.

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START AND END OF COURSE

START: June 28, 2021

The course will be available for 18 months from the beginning of the course and you can go through it when you consider it appropriate, at your own pace.


DURATION

20 hours

The estimated time to complete the course is one month, but you will have it available for 18 months so that you can learn at the pace you want.


PRICE

Depending on the country where you live, you will have the price in euros or in dollars
125€ / 150$


ATTENTION

This course is aimed at physiotherapists and physiotherapy students.


INCLUDES
  • Notes in PDF format
  • High quality videos
    • Theory videos
    • Videos of practical demonstrations of the techniques
  • Resolution of doubts with the teacher during the 18 months
  • Exam
  • Multi-device access
  • Diploma

Course language
The online course is taught in English

Opinions of former students

"Toni is undoubtedly an expert, the subject is very interesting and he is able to convey the concepts very clearly."
''The course has turned out very interesting and useful to me, since at the end of it you have not only learned about the treatment techniques, but in terms of anatomy and physiology, you come out with much clearer concepts. As for the teacher, Toni Roman, 10/10!''
“The teacher’s explanation and the syllabus were perfect”

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How does it work?

Program

  • 1. Basic concepts of Craniomandibular Dysfunction (CMD)
    • Orofacial Pain Overview
    • Orofacial Pain Prevalence
    • Biotensegrity and Complex Orofacial pain
    • What is CMD?
    • Anatomy of the Temporomandibular Joint
  • 2. Basic concepts of Occlusion and Cervico-mandibular relationship
    • Adaptability in the occlusive area
    • Angle’s classification basics
    • Biomechanics of the TMJ
    • Trigemocervical Complex (TCC) (Trigeminal pathway and cervical trigeminal convergence).
    • Cervico-mandibular biomechanical relationship
  • 3. TMJ pathology
    • Axis I group II pathology, disc displacements
    • Pathology Axis I group III, Arthralgia, Osteoarthritis, Osteoarthrosis
    • Pathology Axis I group I, Muscle disorders
  • 4. Bruxism
    • Primary Etiology Hypothesis
    • Secondary Etiology
    • Bruxism and Orofacial Pain
  • 5. Examination and Evaluation of TMJ disorders
    •  Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Dysfunction: evaluation instruments.
    • General Evaluation of the TMJ
    • Assessment of joint noises, Cranial Load Test
    • Retrodiscal assessment
    • Ligament assessment
    • Supplementary tests
  • 6. Treatment of CMD
    • Overview of the therapeutic approach
    • Short lever joint mobilization
    • Articulatory movements of the TMJ
    • Long lever joint mobilization
    • Muscle approach - Myofascial Techniques
    • General concepts of the Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MPS) and Orofacial Trigger Points (TP) approach
    • General concepts of cervical motor control
    • General concepts of temporomandibular motor control
    • General concepts of therapeutic approach with splints

 

Justification

Our physiotherapy course "Examination and Treatment of the TMJ: Craniomandibular Dysfunction" is aimed at all those physiotherapists who want to incorporate TMJ assessment, diagnosis and treatment techniques.

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) constitutes, without a doubt, the most neglected joint in the human body. This, together with its particular biomechanics and the exclusive attribution of the pathologies that link it to the dental and maxillofacial spheres, means that the many treatment resources that physiotherapy can offer are not taken advantage of.

It is currently unthinkable to separate the TMJ from its surrounding structures and from the rest of the body. The important biomechanical and physiological relationship that it presents with the skull and the shoulder girdle makes it vulnerable to all the positional changes that these segments undergo, influenced in turn by the general posture of the individual through the muscular and articular chains.

Manual therapy and global rehabilitation will allow us to avoid therapeutic actions that can have a negative impact on other parts of the body, and what is more important, the work between dentist and physiotherapist will obtain more satisfactory results.

 

Goals

  • To know and integrate the anatomy, physiology and biomechanics of the TMJ complex.
  • To be able to detect and treat temporomandibular dysfunction.
  • To integrate the treatment of the TMJ in the treatment of cervical pathology and the whole body.

Methodology

The course is divided into episodes and each one of them forms a lesson.

The lessons consist of a set of videos about the theoretical part and different videos with the practical demonstrations of the techniques.

The student will have access to the course from the date indicated and will have 18 months to complete it. To pass the training, you must watch and study all audiovisual content and pass the final exam.

The course lasts 20 hours, which correspond to the visualization of the different chapters, the study of the notes in PDF format and the completion of the exam. Therefore, the student must carry out active work at home in order to pass the training.

 

Here's an example of the lessons you'll find on campus:

Finally, in the following tutorial you can see what the platform is like and the sections that make up the course:

Solve doubts with the teacher

Once you have enrolled in the course, you will be able to resolve any doubts that may arise with the teacher.

Teachers

The best professionals

Toni Román

Physiotherapist Col. 4545

Official Master Osteopathy at Autonomous University of Barcelona, UAB.

Physiotherapist with training in diagnosis and treatment of TMJ and craniomandibular dysfunction.

Specialized training in the treatment of triathletes and motor sports.

Professor of physiotherapy at the International University of Catalonia (UIC).

Professor at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB).

Postgraduate Program in Mézières Methodology

Postgraduate Program in Medicine of Physical Activity and Sports at Barcelona University, UB.

Cyclefit UK Trainer of Anatomy and Physiopathology of the cyclist for Trek Bicycles Spain.

Codirector and therapist at Osteodynamic Center - Osteopathy, Physiotherapy and Podology.

 

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Depending on the country where you live, you will find the course price in euros or in dollars
Course price: 125€ / 150$















Common questions

Yes, the course will be available for 18 months from the start day and you can take it whenever you consider appropriate.

Yes, in addition to the notes in PDF format, the courses include multi-device access videos.

 

Yes, our online training methodology is designed in such a way that once you have enrolled in the course, you can resolve any doubts that may arise with the teacher.

 

To obtain the diploma after completing the online course, you must:

1. Take a multiple-choice exam (you will have 45 minutes).

2. Obtain a minimum grade of 50/100.

In case of failing the exam, you can take it again after 48 hours (you can only repeat it once). We will notify you by e-mail when this time has elapsed.

 

No, since we check that you meet one of these requirements before giving you access to the online course.