TMJ and Swallowing (Sold Out-Waiting List Only)

    • Sunday
      April 23, 2017
      5:30 am - 1:30 pm
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TMJ and Swallowing (Sold Out-Waiting List Only)

In this 1-day course, we will review the anatomy, biomechanics and other relevant features of the TMJ and orofacial region. The TMJ component will focus on assessment and treatment of the muscles of mastication and include both intra- and extra-oral approaches.

Swallowing is closely related to TMJ function. We will review the anatomy and neurology of swallowing and practice hands-on techniques directed to the anterior neck and esophageal region, as well as exercises for swallowing rehabilitation.


Bruce has been a massage therapist since 1990 and has taught a number of undergraduate courses at Sutherland-Chan since 1991, including anatomy palpation, neurology, digestive and respiratory pathology, joint mobilization and myofascial release. An ever-curious student, he has pursued in-depth studies of craniosacral therapy, myofascial work and osteopathy – applications that have significantly influenced his clinical practice. Bruce has been presenting continuing education courses to massage therapists for many years. These include treatment of the neck, the thorax, the lumbar spine and pelvis, functional digestive disorders and TMJ dysfunction, as well as myofascial release and craniosacral therapy courses.


Sutherland-Chan School 330 Dupont St, Suite 400, Toronto

Contact Person:

Robert Rodbourne Phone: 416-924-1107 ext. 19

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