16 May 2020 - 18 May 2020    
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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David Lintonbon
Short Description
Craig says - on this TMJ and sinus / facial pain course you will learn brand new manual therapy techniques for managing TMJ disorders and for treating sinus and facial pain as well.
CPD Points
6 CEUs / CPD hours applied for

Important Information

THE TMJ AND SINUS PAIN ONLINE COURSE – via zoom meeting; 16-18 May 2020

with Dr David Lintonbon

Course times : 10am – 1pm South Africa time for modules 1, 2 & 3.


Course material


THE TMJ AND SINUS PAIN ONLINE COURSE – via zoom meeting with Dr David Lintonbon

This online course is aimed at developing a high level of integration of knowledge. Students will learn and refine manual therapy approaches in an online streaming environment to treating sinus headache, migraine and TMJ pain, taking into account all aspects of professional practice. Much of the learning would be through tutor-led demonstration work for integration of learning and refinement of effective communication skills and developing the qualities of critical reflection and synthesis to a high level and consolidating their understanding and practice of osteopathy. Students will review the biomechanics of the head within this programme, in a fully integrated format, both in function and dysfunction, in order to consolidate understanding of the complex and inter-related nature of the structure and function of the human body. This programme will also provide an opportunity to look at the ranges of osteopathic management, including technique, lifestyle advice and referral mechanisms and how and when these may need to be altered.

Learning Outcomes: at the end of this TMJ & Sinus pain course students will :
1) be introduced to a variety of manual therapy techniques and be able to design adaptations that are appropriate to the patient’s needs and justified by knowledge of the relevant principles.
2) Demonstrate a fully integrated knowledge of human facial biomechanics and how dysfunction in one area may lead to altered function elsewhere in the body.
3) Integrate current models of healthcare in order to reach a diagnosis and an effective management programme for this patient.
4) Reflect on the relevance and nature of manual therapy intervention possibilities within a wide variety of clinical presentations in relation to sinus headache, migraine and the TMJ.
5) Evaluate the patient – practitioner relationship, and the importance of the responsibilities implicit in the relationship

Teaching, Learning Methods & Delivery
Online streaming sessions, lectures, powerpoint


Module 1; sat 16th may

10 – 11.15 Power point Introduction to types of headache Safety precautions, red flag conditions – differential diagnosis.
11.15-11.30 Short Break
11.30-1pm Introduction to techniques for Sinus headache, frontal lift, sinus drainage, harmonics Table Training/Practical demonstration.
Summary/ questions
total 3hrs

Module 2; sun 17th may

10:00 – 11.15 Power point Introduction to Migraine/cervicogenic Headache Safety precautions, red flag conditions – differential diagnosis.
11.15 – 11.30 Break 15
11:30 – 1pm Introduction to techniques for migraine Introduction to techniques for cervico-genic headache, practical class headache, csp, longus coli, practical class demonstrated and practiced in class by students under supervision.
Summary/ questions
Total 3hrs

Module 3; mon 18th may

10:00 – 11.15 Power point Introduction to types of TMJ pain, practical inc intra-oral techniques Headache Safety precautions, red flag conditions – differential diagnosis
11.15– 11.30 Break
11.30 – 1pm Practical class Introduction to types of TMJ pain, practical inc intra-oral techniques 90
Summary/ questions
Total 3hrs

This course has been taught to the following colleges, groups and hospitals:
• Beacon Hospital PT Dept, Dublin
• spire Shawcross Hospital PT Dept, Edinburgh
• NHS Hospital PT and Rehab Dept, Hemel Hempsted
• Private courses in Cape Town and Jo’burg, South Africa
• British School of Osteopathy
• London School of Osteopathy
• NESCOT (Surrey Institute of Osteopathic Medicine)
• Physical Therapy Association of Latvia
• CRESO Ancona Italy
• ICOM Italy
• Japanese School of Osteopathy Tokyo
• UK Association of Osteomyologists
• Teaching CPD courses in UK for 20 years.

You will be awarded a Certificate of attendance at the end of the course.


How to book for this course?

How To Book This Course:

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Course Times

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  • Course times : 10am – 1pm South Africa time for all modules.



“David Lintonbon is very well respected in the osteopathic field for his work. David has been instrumental in teaching students of osteopathy and practitioners of osteopathy in the science (and art) of osteopathic manipulative techniques both in the UK and abroad. In this book he uses his extensive teaching and clinical experiences to guide the reader through their learning and development of ideas and techniques. The book is illustrated throughout with high quality pictures showing technique positions and clear and understandable descriptions. The book is designed for students of osteopathy (but would be equally valuable to student chiropractors and physiotherapists) and should be an essential core book for study. As a teacher of osteopathic technique (and a former student of his at The British School of Osteopathy) I would highly recommend this book to anyone in the field of osteopathy and manipulative therapies.” 
Simon N Chafer B.Sc.(Hons), B.Ost., Pg.Cert.Ed., M.Ed.
Senior lecturer & clinic tutor
The London School of Osteopathy, UK

“As a student of the Surrey Institute of Osteopathic Medicine I was very lucky to have David as one of my technique lecturers and clinic tutors in my second year. David’s hands-on explanation of how each technique helped to relieve certain structural disorders really helped kinaesthetic learners such as myself. A structural osteopathy expert at the top of his game and his &;Art of HVT’ DVD has helped to remind me of techniques that I may need but have not used in a long time. On top of that, a genuinely nice bloke who is approachable and takes the time to listen to your concerns, everything a good teacher should be.”
Matt Devonport
Office Osteopaths

“A fun, informative and integrated approach to a range of useful techniques. I would highly recommend this course to any manual therapist.”
Kathryn Dean

“Great course and presenter. Explained and demonstrated techniques clearly with continuous feedback throughout. Very practical course, we would return to priority componets / techniques throughout the weekend, allowing time away to consolidate then readminister newly learnt skills. My patients will definitely benefit from these more comfortable and localised manipulations of the spine.”

Tim Allardyce MSc Physiotherapy, BSc (Hons) Osteopathy, MSCP, HCPC Registered

“A very practical course, with a high level of new approaches to conduct the assessment and treatment of the patient. Very impressed. Would recommend to everyone.”
Emiliano Zanier, DOm ROI
Osteopath, Physiotherapist


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