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In light of the growing concerns over the positive spread of the COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to postpone this course until the fall. Full refunds will be issued and an updated course date will be sent out once we have the details finalized. Please allow up to 30 days for your refund to process. Thank you for understanding!
Registration: 8-8:30 am
Course: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm - 4 Contact Hours - Coffee and light breakfast/snacks provided.
Craniofacial pain (commonly referred to temporomandibular disorders (TMD)) is a common musculoskeletal condition that often leads to persistent pain for patients. There is emerging evidence for physical therapy interventions in the management of craniofacial pain. Also, there is a known relationship between craniofacial pain and impairments of the cervical spine. This lab-based course will present intervention options for patients with craniofacial pain including direct treatments to the temporomandibular joint and the upper cervical spine.
Identify common clinical findings associated with craniofacial pain and upper cervical dysfunction.
Integrate manual therapy skills to address impairments of the temporomandibular and upper cervical joints and soft tissue.
Integrate appropriate therapeutic exercises for management of symptoms associated with craniofacial pain and upper cervical dysfunction.
Dr. Patrick Grabowski MPT, PhD, OCS graduated from Marquette University with a Master of Physical Therapy in 2004, and a PhD in Kinesiology (motor control) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012. He has practiced orthopedic and sports physical therapy since 2004, including specialty practice for patients with craniofacial pain. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Physical Therapy program at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse, with primary teaching responsibilities in motor control and orthopedics. He has published on topics including motor control, learning, and multimodal management of patients with sport-related concussion.
Dr. Paul Reuteman PT, DPT, MHS, OCS, ATC is a Clinical Professor in the Program of Physical Therapy at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. His primary teaching responsibilities include musculoskeletal examination and intervention principles, clinical-decision making and clinical radiology. He maintains an active clinical practice at a private practice affiliated with Riverside Corporate Wellness in La Crosse. His credentials include being a board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist from the ABPTS, is credentialed through the McKenzie Institute and is a board-certified Athletic Trainer from the NATA. Dr. Reuteman is the recipient of the College of Health Sciences Professional Achievement Award from Marquette University and was awarded the Sports Medicine Teacher of the Year by the Gundersen Medical Foundation. Dr. Reuteman is the co-founder of Specialized Physical Therapy Education and is the Program Director and Instructor of their Orthopedic Residency Program. He also serves as faculty of Gundersen Healthcare Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program in Onalaska, WI.