CST 3 – The Jaw and Neck
PRE-REQUISITE: CST I
Note: CST 3 may be taken before CST 2
Notes: The main Content of this class will be craniosacral techniques.
Myofascial / Cranial advanced techniques takes you on an exploration deep into the body, enabling you to discover sources of pain and dysfunction.
Learn important, newly-developed, procedures for the extremities, thoracic, cervical, hyoid, inter-oral and facial regions.
Learn specific techniques for working with, and balancing, the Temporo-Mandibular Joint, which will, in turn, lead to a balancing of the pelvis and the whole body.
Cranial work for the face, mouth and sphenoid will be explored. Specific cranial work for sinus, headache and cranial trauma will be demonstrated.
At the conclusion of the seminar you will be able to perform a treatment cranial protocol which is the foundation for future Cranial work.
Learn Craniosacral techniques for:
- Intra-oral (Maxillae, Platines, Vomer, Pterygoids, Mandible)
- Lower Extremities
- Upper Extremities
As a result of the course the participant will be able to:
- Apply appropriate hand pressure when performing Craniosacral techniques.
- Perform advance myofascial/cranial techniques to the lower extremities psoas, and the trunk regions of the body.
- Define and discuss advanced considerations of the fascial system.
- Perform techniques to the intra-oral area and fascial stuctures.
- Discuss and apply multiple therapists’ techniques so co-treatments can be performed in a co-ordinated and cohesive manner.
- Perform advanced cranial techniques to assess and treat neuromotor disorders of speech, dysphagia / feeding and dysarthria and hearing loss.
- Integrate these new Craniosacral techniques into a treatment plan.
A focus of this course will be issues surrounding neck and jaw problems.
TMJ syndrome is a major cause of lumbar, pelvic and digestive problems in the body. As such, it has a major impact on the body’s’ structural integrity, and is often overlooked in treating various health disorders.