In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Michael Lucido demonstrates how physical therapists can evaluate a patient's suspected cervicogenic headache.
Migraine headaches (MH) affect approximately 15% of the global population and are believed to be due to environmental and genetic factors. Neurologist and Family Practice physicians use a mnemonic device known as POUND to differentiate migraine headaches from other forms of primary headaches:
Abstract: Upper cervical and upper thoracic manipulation versus mobilization and exercise in patients with cervicogenic headache: a multi-center randomized clinical trial. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 2016;17:64. Dunning JR, Butts R, Mourad F, et al.