C2-3 The Most Common Source Of Headache

Headache Was Alleviated In 75 Percent of Patients Analysing diagnostic blocks in 166 patients fulfilling diagnostic criteria for Cervicogenic Headache I have been consulting exclusively those with chronic headache/migraine for the past 30 years i.e. 33000 hours of clinical experience with over 8300 patients. The Watson Headache® Approach, which I have been teaching internationally since

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Misconception 6 of 10

Examining Upper Cervical Segments That reproduction of headache when examining upper cervical segments confirms cervicogenic relevancy – wrong! Whilst reproduction of typical symptoms does not confirm relevancy, if this occurs, one can be very, very, suspicious of cervical involvement. However, there are situations in which reproduction is possible and the source is not the upper

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Misconception 5 of 10

Reproduction of Headache That reproduction of headache when examining the upper cervical structures is inappropriate… is to be avoided – wrong! It is crucial! Reproduction (and resolution) is exactly what is needed24 – without it you are in ‘no man’s (or woman’s) land’… the guessing game continues! References: Kaube H, Katasavara Z, Przywara S, Drepper

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Neck Stiffness, Discomfort or Pain

Is Your Headache or Migraine Preceded or Accompanied by These Symptoms? If so, this is a strong indicator that your neck is involved. Although neck pain is common in the general population it is even more common headache and migraine patients. In a study of migraine and tension headache patients, 76% and 89% respectively reported

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Headache and Migraine Frequency

Has There Been a Gradual Increase Over the Years? If yes, this is a clear indicator that your neck is involved. A gradual (as distinct from a sudden, recent) increase in headache or migraine frequency indicates that a neck disorder (usually stiffness of one or more of then top three spinal segments) is worsening, resulting

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Headache and Migraine Area of Pain

Where do You Feel the Pain of Your Headache or Migraine? This is a really important question for us because the area of your headache or migraine can give us a really strong indication as to which spinal segment is primarily responsible for your head pain. For example if the pain of your headache or

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