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PABC Course: Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) and Orofacial Pain – Evaluation and Treatment, November 2019

Physiotherapy Association of BC

Saturday, 16 November 2019 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, 17 November 2019 at 5:00 PM (PST)

PABC Course: Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) and...

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PABC Member 15 Nov 2019 $675.00 $0.00 $33.75
Non-PABC member 15 Nov 2019 $1,150.00 $0.00 $57.50
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For PABC members in their first year after graduation from an MPT program
15 Nov 2019 $500.00 $0.00 $25.00

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  • This course will provide a basic understanding of evaluation and treatment of common temporomandibular disorders and orofacial pain.

  • Course participants will learn the anatomy and biomechanics of the TMJs, the neurological input and overlap in the craniofacial region, referred pain patterns, and diagnostic categories with associated clinical presentation.

  • Comprehensive TMJ assessment and treatment techniques with attention to cervical spine influences will be presented, followed by practical sessions.

  • Management for complex clinical presentations will be discussed, including psychosocial issues and chronic pain.

  • Oral appliance therapy, bruxism, sleep, aural symptoms, multidisciplinary management and surgical interventions will also be discussed.

No prerequisites required other than being a registered Physiotherapist.

This 2-day course runs from 9:00am - 5:00pm each day.


Maria Zerjav, BSc(H)Psych, BScPT, CCTT, CODN has been practicing physiotherapy since 1987, when she graduated from Dalhousie University. Over the past 22 years she has focused her area of clinical practice on the treatment of patients with TMJ disorders (TMD). In 2010 she was certified by the Physical Therapy Board of Craniofacial and Cervical Therapeutics (PTBCCT) as a Certified Cervical and Temporomandibular Therapist (CCTT). She has worked with Oral Medicine Specialists, ENTs, audiologists, speech language pathologists, dentists and physicians in the treatment of TMD. She has presented lectures to UBC physiotherapy students, physiotherapists, dentists, dental hygienists, ENTs and plastic surgeons regarding TMJ disorders. She is a member of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain and has attended their annual conferences since 2004. In 2016 Maria completed advanced training in Facial Neuromuscular Retraining (Facial Palsy/Bell’s Palsy). Maria has worked in private practice since 1990 and is owner of Westside Physiotherapy and Hand Clinic.

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All participants are responsible for ensuring that they have a current license to practice from the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC). If participants are from out of BC, they must acquire an Courtesy License from CPTBC:

PABC Course Cancellation Policy 

PABC Course refunds are issued for cancellations received two weeks prior to the event,  less a $100 Cancellation fee. No refunds are issued for cancellations less than two weeks prior to the event.

With thanks to our Course Sponsor, Candent Ltd. 


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UBC Friedman Building
2177 Westbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3

Saturday, 16 November 2019 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, 17 November 2019 at 5:00 PM (PST)

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