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Physiotherapy Management of Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD)

Course content

  • Relevant clinical anatomy
  • Classification of TMD
  • Physiotherapy assessment of the masticatory system
  • Physiotherapy treatment for TMD
  • Case studies & clinical reasoning

Course dates and venues

Stretch of the jaw


Date:  Saturday,3rd November 2018  (8.45 am – 5.00 pm)
Tutor: Philip Bateman
Venue: Physiotherapy Department- Irving Building, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Scott Lane, Salford, M6 8HD
Cost: £149 (£129 early bird discount if book by 1st October 2018)


 Date: Saturday, 22nd September 2018 (8.45-5.00pm)
Tutor: Philip Bateman
Venue: Back in Motion, Windmill Surgery, London Road, Wymondham, Norfolk, NR18 0AF
Cost: £149 (Early Bird Discount if booked by 1st September 2018)


Further Courses 2018-2019

Dates to be confirmed for Newcastle and Rochdale.

  • To ensure a place on the course please download a form and send a cheque for £149 (£129) made payable to ACPTMD to:Cathy Gordon,Physiotherapy Department, Stepping Hill Hospital, Popular  Grove, Stockport, SK27JE.

Facial Palsy

If you are interested in attending courses regarding Facial Palsy then please visit fts-uk.org/courses/

Course feedback

  • Physiotherapy Management of Temporomandibular Dysfunction Course

    Belfast 02/06/18

    Excellent clear teaching, really enjoyed it

    Good knowledge during practical and theory sessions.

    Good pace, excellent notes, good practical teaching, logical and practical to follow, good interaction between instructor and students.

    Good powerpoint and notes, really good structure for clinical reasoning.

    St. Georges Hospital London 27/01/2018

    Good mixture of theory and Practical. Very clinically based.

    Knowledgeable tutor with good teaching experience.

    Lots of practical suggestions and Treatment techniques “Brilliant”

    Philip has a great teaching style, engaging ,clear and logical.

    Stratford-Upon-Avon 18/11/2017

    Delivered by an experienced clinician who lectures regularly and clearly lives TMD! Thank You

    Lots of real clinical examples, lots of treatment techniques which are good to go away with straight away and are relevant to my own caseload.

    Well organised, received a good amount of information before and during the course.

    Logical teaching alongside the clinical reasoning.

    Cambridge 13/05/17

    Fantastic Evidence based approach. Course handouts very informative resource.

    Very informative, friendly atmosphere so people felt free to ask questions.

    Tutor was great. Helpful, not condescending and knows his topic.

    Excellent knowledge and experience on TMD.

    Well paced and structured. Good balance of theory, practical, clinical application.

    Cork  22/04/17

    Excellent presenter, excellent balance of theory and practical, with sufficient repetition to allow real-time learning.

    New area to me , well explained

    Very relevant to clinical practice.

    Good appropriate engaging content.

    Phil is a great speaker.

    In-depth references and evidence based application.




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    Tutor: George Chia, Sheffield 1/2/2014

    “Very interesting”
    “Good practical aspect”
    “Good to observe needling”
    “Great teacher”
    “Good mix of practical and case studies”