Milan Italy Headache Symposium 5th & 6th May 2018
For Physiotherapists, Chiropractors and Osteopaths who have a special interest in treating Primary Headache
After the success of our 2016 Inaugural Headache Symposium embracing contemporary research and the role of cervical afferents, we invite you to join us ...
Symposium at a Glance
Title: Primary Headache in Our Hands: A Cervical Afferent Perspective
Duration: One and a half days
Dates: 5th & 6th May 2018
Registration: Sat (8.30am-9.00am)
Times: Sat (9.00am- 5.30pm) and Sun (9.00a.m- 12.45pm)
New Venue: To Be Confirmed
Registrant Places: Limited
Challenging Perspectives To Change Perspectives!
Presentations to Complement Those of 2016 & Meet the Challenge of New Horizons
What was ...and still is?
Recently asked this question in a live media interview ...
Dean Watson PhD will open this year's symposium.
To Get You In The Mood!
...aka ‘Challenging Perspectives'
With a high profile media Medical (Physician) Commentator... Dr Ross Walker
Don't Miss This One!
Bestowing advice often leads to excuses and non-compliance.
Annette Tonkin will outline why, giving you an edge to your clinical practice.
The Thorn in Our Side!
Vertebro basilar arterial insufficiency?
Professor Darren Rivett has worked tirelessly to address this issue and will give us the lowdown.
Cervical equivalent to an alternating lumbar list? Appreciated presenter in 2016, Dr Peter Osmotherly will challenge this model.
Cervical equivalent to an alternating lumbar list? Dean Watson PhD will put the case for extrapolation from lumbar to cervical discs.
The Post Concussion Syndrome (PCS) Journey… what more rest! Hear first hand the experiences of an athlete suffering PCS.
Intra Cranial Pathology in PCS:
Is there any consistent evidence? Dr Alan Pearce will present the findings of his own cutting edge and contemporary research.
Medical Management of PCS:
There’s nothing to find, all tests are negative; rest and… more rest. The difficulties facing the sports physician. Dr David Samra
A Manual Therapy Perspective:
‘Skilled assessment … of cervical spine dysfunction should be considered following concussion injuries.’ Dean Watson PhD
The Examination of PCS:
Dr Pearce, Dr Samra and Dean Watson PhD will interview the PCS athlete with a view to establishing appropriate intervention.
Sydney Skyline with Colleagues:-
Providing time meet (if you haven't already), mingle and discuss all things headache (or otherwise) with like-minded professionals.
What’s in the interview style?
Everything! It’s imperative to establish connection. Annette Tonkin and the Chronic Headache Patient will critique a Manual Therapist’s interview style.
The GPs Approach to Headache:
‘One of the most common causes for consultation in general practice, for which correct diagnosis and treatment are essential.’ Dr Ginni Mansberg
The Case for ...
Being a Genuine member of the GPs team. Uncovering common ground with the general practitioner… where do we start? Dean Watson PhD
What next? Dean Watson PhD will address the immediate future and significant developments in the educational program of the Institute.
Inaugural Watson Headache® Institute Symposium Sydney 2016
Saturday 29th July and Sunday 30th July 2017
Registration Saturday 8.30a.m. - 9.00a.m.
Saturday Presentations 9.00 a.m. - 1.00 pm.
9.00 a.m. Dean Watson PhD Opening Remarks
9.10 a.m. Dr Dean Watson (Chair)
9.10 a.m. Dr Ross Walker Cardiologist - Credibility in Medicine Today
9.55 a.m. Questions
10.15 a.m. Annette Tonkin - Inspire to Creat Compliance
10.45 a.m. Morning Tea
11.15 a.m. Chair
11.15 a.m. Professor Darren Rivett - The Vertebral Artery and UCS
11.45 p.m. Dr Peter Osmotherly Cervical and Lumbar Discs Compared 1
12.15 p.m. Dr Dean Watson Cervical and Lumbar Discs Compared 2
12.45 p.m. Questions
1.00 p.m. – 2p.m. Lunch
Saturday Presentations 2.00 p.m. – 5.30 p.m.
2.00 p.m. (Chair)
2.00 p.m. Dr Alan Pearce - Intracranial Issues in PCS
2.40 p.m. Dr David Samra - Sports Physicians Approach to PCS
3.20 p.m. Questions
3.30 p.m. Afternoon Tea
4.00 p.m. Dr Dean Watson - Manual Therapy Approach to PCS
4.30 p.m. PExamining a Patient with Post Concussion Syndrome
5.30 p.m. - 7.30p.m. Drinks and Canapés
Sunday Presentations 9.00 a.m. – 12.30 pm.
9.00 a.m. Chair
9.00 a.m. Annette Tonkin - Engage, Motivate, Educate
Examining a Patient with Chronic Headache
10.15 a.m. Questions
10.30 a.m. Morning Tea
11.00 a.m. Chair
11.00 a.m. Dr Ginni Mansberg - Communicating with the GP
11.40 a.m. Dr Dean Watson - Finding Common Ground with the GP
12.10 p.m. Questions
12.30 p.m. Dr Dean Watson - Closing Remarks
12.45 p.m. Time to explore Sydney, enjoy family and friends
Take Advantage of the Symposium’s Priority Registration Now
We will keep you updated with pre-Symposium Information which includes platform presentations, sessional workshops, Saturday sit down luncheon providing time to discuss all things headache with like-minded professionals.
Registration Open, 'Primary Headache in Our Hands: Challenging Perspectives'.