Level 1 Foundation Headache Course: Online 2023 & 2024
Optimising Assessment and Management Outcomes in Headache and Migraine?
For Manual Therapists interested in the 'Role of C1-3 Cervical Afferents in Primary Headache'
(Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Osteopaths and Manual Therapy Doctors)
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This online course is for Manual Therapists who want to take advantage of...
Flexible Learning - not waiting for face to face course dates to open
Autonomy - learn at your own pace and improve your learning outcomes
Connect - with the presenter, Dr Dean H Watson PhD
Consolidating Information - guided week by week with real-time Q & A sessions
Location Independence - participate from anywhere in the world
Lower Participation Costs - no travel and accommodation expenses
Time Efficiency - no time away from clinical practice or home
Better Understanding - access to information via 'state of the art' digital technology
Consolidate Clinical Reasoning - review course components as needed
International Networking Opportunities - practitioners in over 30 countries
Expand Career Opportunities - employers seek past course attendees
A New Perspective – improve communication and education about headache
Some of the benefits gained by attending this course are:
- A Protocol at your fingertips to assess, treat and manage headache and the upper cervical spine
- An Approach using step by step diagnostic techniques to identify, through temporary reproduction and lessening of a patient's head pain, the spinal segment/s involved in headache and migraine
- Take the Guesswork out of who you should be treating and how to treat
- Seamless Application of the diagnostic techniques (with unparalleled accuracy) applied as treatment techniques (over 4 - 5 sessions)
- Know Which Segment/s Are Involved and be 70% - 80% of the way to successful clinical outcomes
- Safe and Effective Assessment of the upper cervical spine
- Confidence when approaching the neck and headache
- Increased Employment Opportunities as courses highly valued by employers
- Professional Differentiation of both you and your clinic/place of employment
- Patient List Growth through word-of-mouth recommendations
- Being Highly Sought After in your local marketplace
- A New Service to market in your clinic/place of employment to your database
Course Pre Requisites:
a) Graduate of a Tertiary Physiotherapy, Chiropractic, Osteopathy, Medical Degree
b) Holder of Professional Indemnity Insurance
c) Use Manual (palpation) skills in current clinical context
d) Fluent in English
e) Acknowledgment of the ‘Intellectual Property Notice’ Document or go to
f) Acknowledgment of the course ‘Conditions of Use’ Document or go to
So that we can support you, should you have any queries about any of the outlined points in these documents please forward a separate email advising this to info[@]watsonheadache.com.
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Conduct an effective sensitive (to 'Red Flags' and instability) subjective examination and establish clear reassessment features.
Perform (and understand) a responsible and sensitive assessment of the craniovertebral ligaments thereby lessening the impact of your manual examination (and treatment) on potentially vulnerable structures.
Identify confidently relevant segmental (CO-C3) dysfunction, that is, which segment/s is the source of the head pain and/or source of sensitisation underpinning primary headache conditions.
Have an effective alternative (to HVTTs) for the management of upper cervical dysfunction
What you will learn in summary:
Learn from Dean that reproduction only of typical head pain can be misleading. Reproduction and lessening of typical head pain as the technique is sustained is unique and fundamental to the Watson Headache® Approach. This is an uncomplicated and effective approach to headache assessment, management and education.
Watson Headache® Institute's Learning Pathway:
This is an opportunity to begin building your professional and clinical profile in the niche market of headache and migraine. Having attended the Foundation Course you will be in a position to be offered an invitation to attend the Consolidation Course and Certification Course in the future. Allow a minimum of 3 – 6 months between each course level.
Promotion post course:
You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conclusion of this course and this will enable you to promote yourself as having attended the Watson Headache® Institute Foundation Course.
The Watson Headache® Institute directs you in this regard, using the ‘Marketing Permission Given to Course Attendees', whilst acknowledging the Watson Headache® Institute's intellectual property (including trademarks) and copyright rights.
You do not have permission to create a title for yourself using the words Watson or Watson Headache®.
Thank you for your interest in headache and migraine:
We hope you can join us on this course or a course in the near future.
The Watson Headache® Institute’s courses fill quickly so register now to avoid disappointment.
Watson Headache® International Community:
Once you attend one of the Watson Headache® Institute's courses you join the Watson Headache® International Community of ...
- advocating for cervicogenic headache and the role of cervical afferents in primary headache
- delegates in over thirty countries who have attended one or more of the Watson Headache® Institute’s courses.
*1. Payment Options for Watson Headache® Institute Foundation Course Online:
Registration: When registering and to ensure your registration is complete please complete all fields in the registration form.
Registration Opening Date: Register Anytime
Registration Fee: Priority Registration Fee (please use Coupon Code: september2023 until the end of this month) AUD$1,297.00 (Saving AUD$300 on Standard Fee).
Please Note: 10% GST is added at the final checkout if you are located in Australia.
Where a course is hosted by a 3rd party, the course fees are set by the course host. The Watson Headache® Institute is not responsible for any variance compared with its fee structure.
We review our fees in June annually however a new fee structure will be incorporated into our programs as of the 1st January 2024 as we have held 2019 prices throughout 2020 - 2023.
Dr Dean Watson PhD Introduces Foundation Course Online Modules
Module 1 - Introduction
Module 2 - Introduction
Module 3 - Introduction
Module 4 - Introduction
Module 5 - Introduction
Module 6 - Introduction
Module 7 - Introduction
Module 8 - Introduction
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