Dr Dean Watson PhD (APA Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist)
Advancing the Role of Cervical Afferents In Primary Headache
For Individuals Experiencing and Health Professionals Managing Headache and Migraine
Dr Dean Watson PhD, Founder of the Watson Headache® Approach,
consults at the Watson Headache® Clinic and also presents educational programs,
nationally and internationally, for the Watson Headache® Institute.
... is that a skilled examination of the upper neck is genuinely accepted as a legitimate, routine practice when investigating headache and migraine conditions. Dean is the Founder of the Watson Headache® Approach which is now recognised internationally for its unparalleled diagnostic accuracy and uncomplicated innovative clinical reasoning.
He has presented and taught internationally since 1995, and because of his unique experience with over 8,000 headache and migraine sufferers, continues to be sought after as Clinical Consultant at the Watson Headache® Clinic as well as Educator and Professional Mentor for the Watson Headache® Institute. In the little time that is left in a day, you’ll find Dean designing logos and book covers, enjoying a glass of pinot noir whilst preparing the evening meal, or ‘extending’ his cardio vascular system in his daily gym sessions!
In 2016 Dean completed his PhD research program at Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia, which has, according to some, resulted in the most significant cervical manual therapy headache research in decades.