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Headache : assessment and treatment suited to manual therapy – Vaidas Stalioraitis

12 september - 09:00 - 17:00

Headache : assessment and treatment suited to manual therapy

Docent :  Vaidas Stalioraitis (Curtin University – Australia)


The course will cover evidence-based manual therapy examination and treatment techniques for specific headache disorders including cervicogenic headache. Of special interest will be evidence based clinical practice, emphasizing classification, clinical examination, evaluation, interpretation, differential diagnosis and treatment. Headache is both a symptom and a disease that requires careful interpretation to determine if physical intervention is suitable. This course will outline the classification of headache suitable to manual therapy and exercise based on current evidence.

This course will be conducted in lecture, tutorial and workshop format for the clinician who is interested in management of headache using manual therapy. It is anticipated that the course content will be suitable to individuals who are seeking new knowledge, to individuals seeking to expand their knowledge and to those individuals seeking the stimulation of clinical interaction. Whilst the course will be presented at a high level this should not be seen as a barrier to participation for those with little or no previous experience in this special area. After attending the course, participants will gain knowledge and skills that will enhance their clinical management of patients with specific headache disorders including cervicogenic headache.

Aims & Learning Objectives :

-To promote an understanding of the mechanisms underlying upper cervical spine involvement in headache as well as classification and management of headache disorders suitable for manual therapy management.
-To develop a strong evidence-based biomedical basis towards the examination, evaluation and physical treatment of the upper cervical spine in specific headache disorders.
-To promote an understanding of the mechanisms for patient presentations of dysfunction such as in upper cervical spine involvement in specific headache disorders.
-To develop an ability to evaluate and differentially diagnose upper cervical spine involvement in specific headache disorders.
-To develop the ability to use physical treatments including exercise in the management upper cervical spine neuromusculoskeletal disorders associated with headache.

Datum : zaterdag 12 september ’20 van 9u-17u

Doelgroep van de cursus : Kinesitherapeuten, sportkinesitherapeuten en manueel therapeuten.

Prijs : 270€ (excl btw) , 30% korting indien betaling met KMO-Portefeuille

Inbegrepen : Syllabus, warme maaltijd en koffiepauzes.

Accreditatie : Pro-Q Kine 14pt

Vaidas Stalioriatis (MSc & Master of Clinical Manipulative Physiotherapy – Curtin University) is a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists (2016). He has internationally postgraduate manual therapy teaching experience. Vaidas has been working with Manual Concepts for several years providing teaching and practical supervision on the Certificate in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy, Certificate in Advanced Sports Rehabilitation, and Certificate in Spinal Manual Therapy. He combines this with working in private clinical practice and his special interest is in managing people with spinal pain conditions.


  • 12 september, 2020
  • 9:00u - 17:00u
  • €270 excl. btw


Who's Attending

18 people are attending Headache : assessment and treatment suited to manual therapy – Vaidas Stalioraitis

  • Jessie Tourwé
  • Sanne Van Genechten
  • David Braine
  • Ruben Claes
  • Robben Martens
  • jesse demeester
  • Nathalie Vandekerkhove
  • Pieter Leus
  • Tine Lambrecht
  • Lien Rompaey
  • Matthias De Paepe
  • Jelle Stevens
  • Stijn Duchi
  • Joachim Eylenbosch
  • Alexia Carpentier
  • Annemie Asselberghs
  • Yentl Mestdagh
  • Vincent Crosiers


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