Watson Headache® Institute International Symposium
Turning Primary Headache Upside Down
Watson Headache® Institute and ManualMente - Formazione in Movimento
3 Days 26th, 27th & 28th June 2020 Online
Plus Additional Month's Access To View Presentations Until 29th July 2020
**All Presentations Will Be In English
With A Choice of Both English and Italian Subtitles**
For Health Professionals With A Special Interest In Supporting People Living With Cervicogenic and Primary Headache: Manual Therapists (Physiotherapists, Chiropractors & Osteopaths), General Practitioners, Neurologists, Physicians and Researchers.
If You Are Not A Health Professional But Live With Or Have A Special Interest In Headache And/Or Migraine You Are Most Welcome To Join Us Also.
Downloadable Symposium Workbook
Symposium Facebook Group Complimentary Membership
Each Priority Registrant will be placed in a Symposium Daily Drawer for the Chance to Win either a
*Watson Headache® Institute neck model or
*Copy of Mark Jones recent book, Clinical Reasoning in Musculoskeletal Practice, published by Elsevier Health Sciences or
*Copy of Prof Dr Fabrizio Benedetti's recent book, Placebo Effect, published by Oxford University Press BPS
Symposium at a Glance
Title: Turning Primary Headache Upside Down
Invited Speakers: See Below For Presentation Titles, Bios and Abstracts
Duration: Three Days
Dates: 26th, 27th & 28th June 2020
Access: Until 1st August 2020
Location: Expressions of Interest Received Across 36 Countries
Registrant Places: Limited
Scientific Program: Watson Headache® Institute
Collaboration: ManualMente - Formazione in Movimento
Registration: Priority Registration Opening Soon (10 day period to register)
Registration Fee: Priority, Standard and Post Symposium - See below
Priority Registration Fee: US$163 (Currency Conversion Rate Approximately AU$247 and €150) for those who...
1. have Expressed Interest in the ONLINE Symposium at the time of Priority Registration Opening
2. had previously Registered for the Rome Symposium 2o2o
3. are affiliated in Italy with the following Universities and Associations...
- SIF: https://www.sif-fisioterapia.it/
- AIFI: aifi.net/
- GTM: http://terapiamanuale.pro/
- La clinica del mal di testa: https://www.clinicadelmalditesta.it/
- MASTER IN RIABILITAZIONE DEI DISORDINI MUSCOLOSCHELETRICI: http://www.masteromt.unige.it/
- MASTER BOLOGNA: https://master.unibo.it/fisioterapia-muscoloscheletrica-terapia-manuale-esercizio-terapeutico/it
- MASTER UNIMOL: https://www.unimol.it/didattica/centro-unimol-management/alta-formazione/master-a-a-2019-2020/
Standard Registration Fee: US$195 (Currency Conversion Rate Approximately AU$297 and €180)
Post Symposium Registration Fee: US$257 (Currency Conversion Rate Approximately AU$397 and €237 )
Priority Registration includes Symposium Bonuses.
A Message from Dr Dean Watson PhD - Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist: The Watson Headache® International Online Symposium (replacing the 2nd Watson Headache® International Headache Symposium in Rome, May 29-30, 2020) will be launched in 26th June 2020 and run for three days online with a month access pass to view presentations at one's convenience and leisure. This has been made possible because of the enthusiastic support from:-
1. those who to date have Expressed Interest in the new Online Symposium format (a big thank you);
2. the speakers engaged to present at the offline Symposium in Rome and to whom I wish to extend my sincere appreciation for preparedness to move online with us: Professor Roby Di Lorenzo, Professor Gianluca Coppola, Mr Mark Jones, Dr Matteo Castaldo, Dr Riccardo Rosa, Mr Romain Giop, Ms Hedwig van der Meer, Ms Claudia Clerici, Mr Fernando Ruiz, Dr Julie Walters, Ms Trina Morris, Mr Roger O’Toole, Ms Helen Tufui, Mr Rob Wallis and
3. the new speakers: Professor Tamar Pincus and Dr Roger Kerry who have agreed to present in this new online format.
4. Simone Scaglioni, Claudia Clerici, and the ManualMente team, to whom I would also like to express my gratitude for their ongoing, indispensable collaborative involvement in the Watson Headache® Institute’s symposia.
What a line-up! Watch this space as we will continue to support your interest in the coming weeks with updates, including priority registration details which we will have for you soon.
P.S. Some online resources to support your interest in headache and migraine ...
Watson DH, Alternating Headache C2-3 Guilty or Not Physio First In Touch 2018
Watson DH, Drummond PD. Cervical Referral of Head Pain in Migraineurs: Effects on the Nociceptive Blink Reflex. Headache 2014; 54:1035-1045
P.P.S. Watch Facebook Live held 30th May 2020, to find out more about the role of cervical afferents in cervicogenic and primary headache.
Dr Dean Watson PhD
Ongoing Symptoms Post Cervical Arterial Dissection with Fibro Muscular Dysplasia: Is Manual Therapy Contraindicated? A Case Study & Manual Therapy For Arnold Chiari: ‘To Be or Not Be? More...
Symposium Program At A Glance
Whilst We Don't Anticipate Any Changes to Symposium Program Watson Headache® Institute Reserves the Right to Make Changes if Required
Chairperson: Dr Francesca Bonetti PT, MSc More...
Professor Tamar Pincus
'It’s All In Your Head': How Psychological Factors Impact On Chronic Headache, And What We Can do About It. More...
Dr Matteo Castaldo PhD
Sensitization Mechanisms In Headache: Can We Assess Them In The Clinic? More...
Mr Romain Giop
Are We Doing 'Pain Education' or 'Pain Neuroscience'? More...
Chairperson: Dr Firas Mourad PhD More...
Associate Professor Dr Roger Kerry
Cervical Arterial Dysfunction: A Sheep In Wolf’s Clothing? More...
Dr Dean Watson PhD
Ongoing Symptoms Post Cervical Arterial Dissection with Fibro Muscular Dysplasia: Is Manual Therapy Contraindicated? A Case Study More...
Ms Hedwig van der Meer
On 'The Far Side' of the Headache Diagnosis. More...
Chairperson: Adjunct Prof Dr Antonio Romeo More...
Ms Helen Tufui
Let’s Clear The Fog: Unveiling The Role Of The Neck In Persistent Post-Concussion Syndrome. More...
Mr Rob Wallis
Migraine And Post-Concussion Headache – Siblings, Cousins Or Just Good Friends? More...
Mr Mark Jones
Diagnosis is Easy, Clinical Reasoning is Hard, or… is it? More...
Chairperson: Dr Simone Scaglioni More...
Professor Dr Gianluca Coppola
What Is Credible Research? More...
Professor Dr Cherubino Di Lorenzo & Dr Riccardo Rosa
Establishing Credible Professional Relationships With Our Neurological Colleagues: The Pearls and Pitfalls. More...
Dr Julie Walters PhD
Case Reports: The Bottom of the Hierarchy of Clinical Evidence or Complementary to Evidence-Based Medicine? More...
Chairperson: Assistant Prof Marco Testa PhD More...
Mr Fernando Ruiz
TMD: Masquerading as Cervical Afferents? More...
Mr Roger O'Toole
Physiotherapists: It’s Time to Stick your Neck Out and Manage Recurrent Nausea and Vomiting Disorders. More...
Dr Dean Watson PhD
Manual Therapy For Arnold Chiari: ‘To Be or Not Be? More...
Chairperson: Adjunct Prof Carla Vanti More...
Ms Trina Morris
Did Dracula Suffer From Photophobic Migraine? A Case Study. More...
Dr Julie Walters PhD
The Experience of Migraine: Migraineur Perspectives. More...
Dr Claudia Clerici
All 'Smart-Heads' When the Head is Someone Else's. More...