Course Detail: TPT - Trigger Point Therapy for the Neck, Head, Face and TMJ

This course defines and identifies trigger points and their ability to cause pain and symptoms, either locally or by referral. It reviews the muscle anatomy of the neck, head, face and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) with demonstration of trigger point therapy release to treat symptoms such as headaches, migraines, vertigo, tinnitus, earaches, and toothaches.

 Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the reasons why massage therapists should treat the neck, head, face and temporomandibular joint (TMJ)
  • Review the muscles of the neck, head, face and temporomandibular joint (TMJ)
  • Define fascia and learn basic myofascial techniques
  • Understand trigger points, their location, associated symptoms and referral pain patterns
  • Observe a trigger point therapy treatment in the musculature of the neck, head, face and temporomandibular joint (TMJ)


 Session Detail: L2107.TPT.1

Schedule: Live Zoom Webinar. 8 CE hours, July 23-24, 2021, Fri, 9am-1pm, Sat, 9am-1pm CST
Meeting Date Start Time End Time
Friday, July 23, 2021 09:00am 01:00pm
Saturday, July 24, 2021 09:00am 01:00pm
Meeting Date Start Time End Time
Friday, July 23, 2021 09:00am 01:00pm
Saturday, July 24, 2021 09:00am 01:00pm

Instructors (listed in order of appearance)

Name Additional Resources
Spring Saldana