n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - More about : cervical headache - manual physiotherapy can help

Volume 23, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... FRANNE MALLEN, BSc Physiotherapy, OMT, Advanced OMT, Advanced Diploma in Physiotherapy Physiotherapist, Pinegowrie, Johannesburg Some physiotherapists have postgraduate qualifications in orthopaedic manual therapy, where they are specifically trained in manual techniques, evaluations and appropriate therapeutic exercise. This type of therapist, working in conjunction with the patient's GP, a neurologist, an ENT specialist, maxillofacial surgeon, dietician, optometrist, homeopath, or clinical psychologist, can offer successful treatment and ongoing management of cervical headaches. Therapy for headaches of cervical origin can relieve, pre-empt and often cure the headache. Physiotherapists work on the motion segments of atlanto-occipital joint C1/2 C2/3 specifically and have an ..

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