Advanced Course I & II

Div5Clinical management of temporomandibular dysfunction and pain

Ten days practical orientated course with the purpose to build up hypothesis.

There are at minimum 12h of assessment and management with a patient with the preparation of a physiotherapeutic treatment protocol.

CRAFTA Advanced- Week 1

Day 1
13.00 - 14.30 Actualizing an deepening of knowledge of temporomandibular and craniofacial dysfunction and pain (e.g. ethology, algorithm, clinical reasoning)
14.45 - 16.45 Temporomandibular dysfunction: Differentiation and further management
17.15 - 20.00 Muscular dysbalance in temporomandibular dysfunction: Assessment and treatment (1)

Day 2
08.30 - 10.30 Muscular dysbalance in temporomandibular dysfunction: Assessment and treatment (2)
10.45 - 12.30 Primary and secondary hyperalgesia in the head-, neck and face region. Assessment and interpretation of the management
13.30 - 15.00 Patient treatment by the teaching staff
15.15 - 16.00 Quick testing of different regions and other interpretations
16.00 - 17.30 Clinimetrics 1: Introduction in foto clinimetrics and its interpretation
17.30 - 18.00 Arrangement of patient treatment

Day 3
08.30 - 11.30 Patient treatment of the participants under supervision
11.30 - 12 30 Craniofacial- and cranioneural dysfunction with differentiation and further management, e.g. tinnitus (1)
13.30 - 14.30 Reassessment and treatment of a patient by the course teacher
14.30 - 15.30 Craniofacial- and cranioneural dysfunction with differentiation and further management, e.g. tinnitus (2)
15.45 - 17.30 Clinimetricsa (2): Clinimetricsa (2) Use of a questionnaire in daily practice

Day 4
08.30 - 11.30 Patient treatment by the participants under supervision
11.30 - 12.30 Function and rehabilitation of chewing (1)
13.30 - 15.00 Function and rehabilitation of chewing (2)
15.15 - 18.00 Revision, deepening of the craniofacial region, (Pseudo-) sinusitis

Tag 5
08.30 - 09.30 Presentation of a patient by the participants
09.30 - 13.00 Revision of Techniques
13.00 - 13.30 Finish

CRAFTA Advanced- Week 2

Day 1
13.00 - 16.30 Temporomandibular dysfunction: Differentiation through provocation tests
17.00 - 20.00 Functional Temporomandibular instability, assessment and treatment

Day 2
08.30 - 10.30 Assessment and treatment of patients with voice disorders (1)
10.45 - 12.30 Assessment and treatment of patients with voice disorders (2)
13.30 - 15.30 Functional disorders of the facial nerve and it’s assessment and management
16.00 - 18.30 Patient treatment by the participants under (1)

Day 3
08.30 - 11.30 The correlation of pediatric posture with craniofacial
11.30 - 12 30 Presentation of a patient by the participants
13.30 - 14.30 Neuromusculoskeletal assessment and treatment of the maxillofacial complex (1)
14.30 - 15.30 Presentation of a patient by the participants
16.00 - 18.00 Patient treatment by the participants under supervision (2)

Day 4
08.30 - 11.00 Neuromusculoskeletal assessment and treatment of the maxillofacial complex (2)
11.00 - 12.30 Deepening and treatment of chronic neuropathic tooth pain (1)
13.30 - 14.30 Deepening and treatment of chronic neuropathic tooth pain (2)
14.30 - 15.30 Presentation of a patient by the participants.
16.00 - 18.00 Patient treatment by the participants under supervision (3)

Day 5
08.30 - 10.30 Pain management of chronic facial pain patients
10.30 - 13.00 Eye pain. Assessment of the orbital region
13.00 - 13.30 Finish

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