Fast and Functional – Headache & TMD

October 29, 2018 - 3 minutes read

Do you see patients who suffer chronic headaches?  Do you see patients who have chronic unresolved TMD issues?

Presenters:  Timothy King, Myotherapist and Sarah Beach, Dental Practitioner, trained Orofacial Myologist.

It IS possible to provide chemical free and immediate pain relief to these patients who always seem to be suffering.  There ARE fast, simple and effective hands-on neuromuscular releases which can be used in any dental or other health care setting to provide suffering patients with immediate and effective pain relief.

Day 1 – Face, intra-oral and TMD relief – Solving common pain patterns quickly

  • References are included as footnotes on this descriptor
    • Introduction
    • Orofacial Pain, TMD and Headache
    o Overcoming the confusion1
    • Learning Objectives
    • Course Outline
    • Upper Traps Conceptual Demo
    • Trapezius Anatomical review, Review of clinical symptoms, FNFT –  Hands on
    • Why Fast and Why Functional?
    • Pain and clinical differential diagnosis simplified2
    • Pain simplified 3 types
    • Red Flags – signs and symptoms suggestive of pathology3
    • Myofascial Pain – What is it?4
    • Masseter Anatomical review, Review of clinical symptoms, FNFT – Hands on
    • Streams of research on connective tissue.5
  • Temporalis Anatomical review, Review of clinical symptoms, FNFT – Hands on
    • Informed clinical application for hands on therapies6
    • Lateral Ptergoid Anatomical review, Review of clinical symptoms, FNFT – Hands on
    • Dental Pathologies (red flags and contra indications) when performing intra oral therapy
    • TMJ review
    o Anatomical review, Articular dysfunction review, Articular testing
    • TMD – What is our primary objective in treatment?7
    • Tips to reduce articular irritation
    • Cervical – TMJ Functional relationship8
    • Static postural exercises for Cervical Spine
    • Neuromyofascial pain in perspective – a simple hypothesis
    • An everyday example of TMD origins
    • Treatment sequence for TMD
    • Medial Ptergoid Anatomical review, Review of clinical symptoms, FNFT – Hands on manip.
    • It’s all about function!
    • Movement is a healing agent9

Day 2 – Simplifying the complex –  Disentangling the spional, shoulder, TMD relationship

Day 1 Review
• Headache and TMD can be complicated
• Central Sensitisation
• Treat the person not the condition10
• Cradle to the Grave
o Tongue, Orofacial mechanics, breathing and pain
o When and where to refer
• Cervical posture – headache relationship
o Basic postural exercises
• Streams of research understanding pain11
• SCM Anatomical review, Review of clinical symptoms, FNFT – Hands on
• Cervical posture lifestyle changes
• Simplifying differential diagnosis for migraine12
• Clinical trends – Neuromyofascial pain in clinical application (**Optional)

• Splenius Cervicis / Capitus Anatomical review, Review of clinical symptoms, FNFT – Hands on
• Neuromyofascial pain summary
• An everyday example of Cervicogenic origins
• Our objective primary objective in Cervicogenic headaches
• Understand Layers of pain
• Movement is a healing agent
• Occipitals Anatomical review, Review of clinical symptoms, FNFT – Hands on
• ICT Anatomical review, Review of clinical symptoms, FNFT –  Hands on
• Putting it all together
o Road Map sheets 1 and 2.

Dates for Fast & Functional – Headache & TMD 2 day workshop login here :

http://www.kingmyopro.com