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Cervicogenic Headache

Course #: 03-893

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CE Credit Hours: 3.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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CEU Course Description

Headache is the most prevailing pain disorder and cervicogenic headache (CEH) may be a common condition inflicting significant disability.  The goals of this CEU course are to investigate the relevance of morphological changes in the main stabilizing structures of the craniocervical junction in persons with CEH, to determine the efficacy of Mulligan Natural apophyseal glides on pain intensity level, functional ability, and cervical range of motion in those with CEH, and to compare the effects of manipulation to mobilization and exercise in individuals with CEH.


CEU Course Objectives

  1. List three headache characteristics that should come first for a diagnostic guideline.
  2. Explain for which movements the alar ligament system is involved.
  3. Conclude that stretching of which muscle is a main cause of improvement and treatment of cervicogenic headache.
  4. Identify for which muscles tightness is especially encountered in subjects with cervicogenic headache.
  5. Provide the major sign and symptom of cervicogenic headache.


CEU Course Syllabus

  Diagnosis and Classification

  0.3 Contact Hours  

  MRI of Structures with Cervicogenic Headache     0.4 Contact Hours 
  Natural Apophyseal Glides   0.6 Contact Hours 
  Manipulation vs Mobilization   0.9 Contact Hours 
  Manual Therapy Overview    0.8 Contact Hours 

Total = 3 Contact Hours

Instructional level:  Intermediate

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