Headache and Dizziness:

Assessment and Treatment

Skill, Art, Science

This 2 day course looks at the topics of headache and dizziness and the differentiation and treatment of their causes.

Common and uncommon causes of headaches and dizziness and the recognition of red flags that would indicate serious pathologies that require further medical testing are explored.

Topical Outline
  • The international classfication of headaches
  • Classification of dizziness
    • Central and peripheral
    • Symptomatic classification (Types 1, 2 and 3)
  • Cervicogenic (spondylogenic) headaches
  • Migraine and cluster headaches
  • Tension headaches
  • Hypertension headaches
  • VBI headaches
  • Intracranial bleeds or traumatic hydrocephalus
  • Differentiating VBI from spondylogenic headache
  • Medical investigation techniques for headache and dizziness
  • Mobilization or manipulation for headaches and dizziness
    • Referral of inappropriate headaches or dizziness

Course Descriptions

Curriculum Courses

Series 1 – Spinal Manipulation
Series 2 A – Peripheral Manipulation
Serices 2 B – Advanced Clinical Reasoning
Series 3 – Advanced Technique & Clinical Reasoning Mastery

Non-Core Courses

A Workshop in Spinal Manipulation
Headache and Dizziness: Assessment and Treatment
The MVA Patient
Biomedical Dry Needling
The Whiplash Patient
The Chronic MVA Patient