Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction, commonly referred to as TMD, affects approximately 10 million people in the U.S. every year. In this new course, take an in-depth look at the potential causes and conventional treatments of TMD, while exploring how massage therapy can benefit those with this condition.
As a reminder, before practicing any new modalities or techniques, check with your state’s massage therapy regulatory authority to ensure they are within the state’s defined scope of practice for massage therapy.
This course includes short videos to enhance the text content.
When you finish this course, you will be able to:
- Describe how massage therapy can assist in relieving the symptoms of TMD;
- Explain the indications and contraindications of working with TMD;
- Identify the potential causes of TMD and demonstrate how to work with clients while staying within your scope of practice;
- Discuss how to refer a client to another qualified healthcare professional when proper treatment falls out of your scope of practice;
- Locate the guidelines set forth by the state in which you practice regarding massage therapy for TMD.
Scott Raymond, LMT, BCTMB, RYT is a continuing education provider who has been a licensed massage therapist since 1998. He has been an entry-level educator and is an active volunteer whose practice is a blend of diverse bodywork methods.
Please note that you must complete each AMTA online learning course and pass the exam one year from the date of purchase. If you do not complete the course and pass the exam within one year, you will be required to re-purchase the course.
Online courses expire one year from the date of purchase. When a course expires, you will no longer have access to the course materials and will be required to re-purchase the course.
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This course contains information that is proprietary. None of the material contained within this course may be used without the express written permission
of AMTA unless otherwise indicated in the course. As a reminder, before practicing any new modalities or techniques, check with your state’s massage therapy
regulatory authority to ensure they are within the state’s defined scope of practice for massage therapy.
Online courses are non-refundable. AMTA will not cover fees incurred from duplicate payments, insufficient funds, stopped payments or credit/debit cards over