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 Export to Your Calendar 2/15/2018
When: Thursday, February 15th
Networking begins at 5:30 pm, Programs starts at 6:15 pm
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IPTA Chapter Office
905 N. Main Street
Naperville, Illinois  60563
United States
Contact: Sharon Meyerhoff
630-904-0101


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#THIRDTHURSDAY: TMJ Evaluation & Management in Physical Therapy

 

We invite you to join us from 5:30 - 8 pm on Thursday, February 15th as Suzanne Joseph, PT, DPT shares her knowledge and expertise on "TMJ Evaluation & Management in Physical Therapy".

Manual Diagnostics and treatment of the jaw joint and oral muscles. It demonstrates and emphasizes the jaw joints impact on neck posturing and stability as well as the oral muscles on chewing and speech. It is applicable for children who have difficulty stabilizing their neck to attend to the board and in adult pain syndromes related to screen and computer use. It will also be valuable to therapists who treat those who have chewing/swallowing issues or speech issues resulting from the oral muscles.

 

What to expect: 

Upon completion of the program, participants will:

  • Understand sensory input of the oral cavity and how this impacts spinal posturing.
  • Understand the anatomy & bio-mechanics of the temporomandibular joint..
  • Learn to assess dysfunctions, compute results, and choose specific treatment techniques for the temporomandibular joint.
  • Be able to assess & describe pre- and post-treatment responses for use in standard Physical Therapy documentation.
  • Learn adjunctive physical therapy techniques, home pain-management instructions to create a comprehensive program.

 

EARN 2 FREE CE!


About the Speaker

Dr. Suzanne Joseph, PT, DPT  has spent over 40 years as a physical therapist pioneering the profession toward manual diagnostics and treatment. She was the first Integrative Manual Therapist in the Midwest United States. Her education includes a Doctorate in Physical Therapy, certifications in Integrative Manual Therapy, Women’s Health, Manual Therapy and Autism.

She has taught nationally and internationally for Northeast Seminars, Connecticut School of Integrative Manual Therapy and Munich Seminars.

Suzanne was a Master Instructor for the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. She educated the Coast Guard personnel in techniques used in Search and Rescue missions. She volunteers her time to teach seniors Fall Prevention and special-needs parents’ manual therapies for health and wellness.


 

Can't attend in person?

This presentation will be available live at the Chapter Office or virtually via Zoom. If attending virtually, please indicate when you RSVP. 

You will have to download the free zoom platform to your PC, MAC, iOS, or Android to utilize its capabilities.  Plan to sign in at 6:00 pm and enter your name when prompted.

Follow the directions below and be ready for the program to begin at 6:15pm.

Topic: #THIRDTHURSDAY: TMJ Evaluation & Management in Physical Therapy
Time: Feb 15, 2018 6:15 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/4634131429
Or Telephone:
Dial:: +1 669 900 6833  or +1 646 558 8656
    Meeting ID: 463 413 1429


We would love to see you! Come and join us at the Chapter Office in Naperville for a night of networking, professional development, and discussions with other physical therapy professionals.
Reserve your spot today!

Parking is available along Main St. (East of the building)

Remember, anyone is invited to attend #THIRDTHURSDAY events — members, colleagues, and students — so invite your friends!


 

Note to Nonmembers:  The IPTA welcome you to register and attend any of our upcoming #THIRDTHURSDAY or Spotlight on Research educational programming! One of the many benefits of IPTA membership is the opportunity to receive quality FREE CE (Continuing Education) hosted by the Association throughout the year. In free CE opportunities alone, your APTA/IPTA membership can pay for itself! Do the math – we welcome you to explore the various benefits of IPTA membership by clicking here. You too can be a part of your professional association, click here to join!

 

Effective beginning 2016, the IPTA will only award nonmembers CE certificates for participation during their first TWO free CE events (#THIRDTHURSDAY or Spotlight on Research).

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About #THIRDTHURSDAY

On the third Thursday of every month, the IPTA invites you to stop by the Chapter Office for our open house events.

#THIRDTHURSDAY events provide a great opportunity for members and nonmembers in the community to meet, network, and hang out. 

 

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Now you can earn CE credits for viewing past #THIRDTHURSDAY events you missed! Downloadable recordings are FREE for IPTA members! Non-member cost is $35.



 

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