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Please join us at our next General Membership Meeting

Speaker: Dr. Stephen Kareha
Title: Physical Therapy and Temporomandibular Dysfunction
When: November 11, 2015
6pm Cash Bar, 6:45 pm Presentation
Where: Best Western, Lehigh Valley Hotel & Conference Center | 300 Gateway Drive | Bethlehem
Cost: $50 for members
Non-members will be $95
(Comes with a drink ticket to each paid participant, house variety at bar)


About the Speaker:

Dr. Kareha received his BA from Gettysburg College in Health and Exercise Sciences and an emphasis in Athletic Training. He received a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Arcadia University and completed his postgraduate mentorship at Allied Services in Scranton, PA with an emphasis on spine, TMJD, and vertigo. Dr. Kareha is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist, Certified Athletic Trainer, APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, and Certified Mulligan Practitioner. He is the Director of the Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency at St. Luke’s University Health Network and holds clinical practice at St. Luke’s Physical Therapy in Allentown and has published multiple peer-reviewed research articles. Additionally, he teaches in multiple residency programs on TMJD and serves as adjunct faculty at Arcadia University teaching about TMJD examination and intervention within their post-graduate degree programs.

Educational Objectives:

  • By the end of the presentation, participants will have learned, plus much more:
  • The neuromuscular aspect of TMJD
  • The postural aspect of TMJD and occlusion
  • When and why physical therapy should be consulted for patients with TMJD