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TMJ Foundations- Module 1 Toronto, ON

This is an advanced course that explores how the Neurostructural Integration Technique (NST) and Bowen Therapy work on the TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint). You will learn how the two techniques affect the body, practical assessment protocols and treatment components for all therapists. You will be able to use these practices and test out their effectiveness on a number of different types of TMJ disorders.

This workshop addresses the primary and secondary respiratory systems, the Cranio-sacral aspect of the TMJ in relationship to the pelvis, the Stomatognathic system and the effects of dysfunction on this system normal and dysfunctional aspects of the TMJ, including the mechanical, neurological and the hormonal aspects associated with the TMJ. The course will be covering dental terminology, general symptoms, and Tom Bowen’s evaluation of the jaw, Funston and related trigger points. Included is a look at the scanning software for the TMJ that is currently in use today as well as different case studies. A video presentation at the end of the day which will present the amazing effects of the TMJ has on the body which will include a look into movement disorders, Tourettes’s syndrome, Torticollis and Parkinson’s disease.

Don’t miss out on this in depth look into the TMJ in relation to the body and the NST/Bowen used to test the effectiveness on a number of different disorders. This will be an invaluable tool to add to your Technical training as a Bowen Therapist.

Instructor: Ron Phelan


1 DAY in class, hands-on instruction


Completion of CBHT or equivalent

*PLEASE NOTE: If you have completed equivalent courses at one of our affiliate institutions, please contact us to apply them to this program.