This course is designed to instruct participants in the physical therapy assessment and treatment of the temporomandibular joint-including discussion of modalities, manual techniques and home exercises.
Course created on April 19, 2012
Course Type: Text/Transcript, Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- Identify the disorders of the temporomandibular joint.
- Describe the subjective and objective characteristics of each disorder.
- List the modalities used for treatment of the temporomandibular joint.
- Identify appropriate home exercises for each disorder.
- Describe the role of dentist, psychologist and physical therapist in treatment.
|15-45 Minutes||Disorders of the temporomandibular joint|
|45-55 Minutes||Role of dentist/psychologist/physical therapist in evaluation/treatment|
|55-65 Minutes||Diagnostic tests/surgeries|
|65-90 Minutes||Physical therapy assessment|
|90-100 Minutes||Physical therapy treatment|
|100-110 Minutes||Case studies|
|110-120 Minutes||Q & A|
Lori Steinley, PT, MS
Lori Steinley, PT, MS is a 1988 graduate of the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN with a Bachelor of Arts degree in physical therapy. She is a 1994 graduate of St. Cloud State University with a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology. Lori has spent the majority of her clinical practice in outpatient orthopedics with an emphasis on the neck, back, TMJ and headaches. She began working with patients with temporomandibular disorders in 1992 and has over 250 continuing education hours of instruction in assessment/treatment of the head/neck region. Lori is also a physician assistant, graduating from the University of North Dakota in Grade Forks, North Dakota, Magna Cum Laude, May 2014. She continues to maintain her physical therapy degree but is presently working as a physician assistant in Urology, primarily with pelvic pain patients.
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Texas Physical Therapy Association
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