CF1 – Basic Cranio Facial
This online seminar examines the common sources of headache and facial pains, as they relate to the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and muscles of mastication. An overview of clinical anatomy of the TMJ precedes a discussion of common disorders of the TMJ and masticatory muscles. The essential features of patient examination are outlined and the role of the physical therapist in the conservative management reviewed. Many key biomechanical concepts, as well as basic elements of treatment are demonstrated.