British School of Osteopathy, London. Refresher Course, 7 September 2014

September 9, 2014 at 9:44 am 1 comment

Eleven registered Osteopaths attended my presentation which was entitled “The Effect of Jaw Problems on the Rest of the Body”.The programme was in the usual format starting with a 10 minute video made by Dr Brendan Stack demonstrating how a dental appliance can be used to treat movement disorders (Tourettes etc). This was followed by a Power Point slideshow demonstrating the link between crooked teeth, airway, posture, cranial strains, etc. 

A table demonstration followed showing models, appliances and literature. A second Power Point slideshow “The Orthodontic/ Osteopathy Connection” completed the talk. This covered early recognition of developing crowding and the various approaches to treatment. The Damon System, Myobraces, Orthotropics and other Dento-Facial Orthopaedic appliances were discussed

A copy of the new Cranio UK journal was donated for the BSO library. Several delegates requested digital copies to be sent by email. The new version has come about as a result of the merging of the British Society for the Study of Cranio-Mandibukar Disorders with the Cranio Group. The current website will be updated by the end of the year –  www.jawache.com

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  • 1. drhelenjones  |  September 21, 2014 at 7:56 pm

    Peter Martin sent me this comment in an email- ” I think your presentation was the best I have been to for for some time. It’s got me thinking (too much).”

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