TMJ AND SINUS PAIN COURSE; Edinburgh, Scotland

TMJ AND SINUS PAIN COURSE; Edinburgh, Scotland
11 Feb 2017 - 12 Feb 2017    
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Bookings closed
Spire Shawfair Park Hospital
10 Easter Shawfair, Edinburgh
David Lintonbon
Short Description
Learn manual therapy techniques for sinus and facial pain and managing TMJ disorders
CPD Points
18 CPD hours on certificate; manual therapy techniques for sinus, headache and TMJ pain
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TMJ AND SINUS PAIN COURSE with David Lintonbon; Edinburgh, Scotland; 11-12 February 2017

Course times : day 1&2 : 8am-6:00pm

Transport information:

  • By Car
    Spire Shawfair Park Hospital is based within the Shawfair Business Park on the A7, situated to the
    South East of Edinburgh, close to Danderhall, o$ Old Dalkeith Road and the City Bypass – the A720.
    From M9 southbound
    At junction 2, exit onto M8 towards A720/Edinburgh/City Bypass. At the roundabout, take
    the 3rd exit onto the A71/A720 slip road to Edinburgh West/City Centre/Kilmarnock/West
    Calder/City Bypass South. Keep right, follow signs for A720/City Bypass South and merge onto The City of Edinburgh Bypass/A720. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Old Dalkeith Rd/A7 heading
    to Danderhall/City Centre. At the next roundabout, take the 3rd exit to reach your destination.
    From M8 Eastbound
    Continue on M8. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto theA71/A720 slip road to Edinburgh
    West/City Centre/Kilmarnock/West Calder/City Bypass South. Keep right, follow signs for A720/City
    Bypass South and merge onto The City of Edinburgh Bypass/A720. At the roundabout, take
    the 1st exit onto Old Dalkeith Rd/A7 heading to Danderhall/City Centre. At the next roundabout, take
    the 3rd exit to reach your destination.
    Car Parking
    There is free car parking on site.
    By Train
    Train times and routes can be obtained from National Rail enquiries on 0845 7484950 or Waverley train station is approximately 20 minutes’ drive from the hospital.
    By Bus
    The hospital is a five minute walk from the Sheri;all Park and Ride bus and car park terminus, to
    which Lothian buses travel frequently from Edinburgh City Centre and beyond. For further
    information about Lothian transport, or to plan your route to Spire Shawfair Park Hospital via bus,
    visit the Lothian buses website at
    Notes for finding the course location when you have arrived at the venue
    The physiotherapy department is on the right hand side as you come through the main entrance. It’s
    situated on the ground floor.


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This course is aimed at developing a high level of integration of knowledge. Participants will learn and refine manual therapy approaches 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 group tutorial 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 manual therapy. Participants 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 manual therapy 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 participants will be able to:
1) Perform competently 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
Small group discussions, supervised practical sessions, lectures, powerpoint

This course has been taught and many related subjects on manual therapy technique to the following colleges:
• 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


A Club Physio Courses registration includes:
• Most supplies needed for the course as suggested by the instructor; you may be requested to bring along some equipment needed for the course and in your clinic thereafter.
• An electronic course manual (you can choose to print it out or save and bring it along on your laptop / tablet; please bring extra writing paper should you wish to make extra notes;
• Tea / coffee / snacks on each day;
• A signed certificate of attendance.


How to book for this course?

How To Book This Course:

• Step 1: Create an account; register your details here or click on the ‘My Profile’ button on the top menu: we need your details in order to reserve your seat and email you the preliminary materials for the course – ps; please note that registering your details does not book you onto the course – you need to follow step 2 below.

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Course Times

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  • Day 1&2: 8am – 6:00pm



“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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