Multidisciplinary Management Of Migraine

Multidisciplinary Management Of Migraine

By: Leon Chaitow (author), Dr. Cesar Fernandez-de-las-Penas (author), Jean Schoenen (author)Paperback

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Another selection of the Jones and Bartlett Series: Contemporary Issues in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Medicine Multidisciplinary Management of Migraine: Pharmacological, Manual, and Other Therapies is the first textbook focused on the multidisciplinary treatment of migraine including pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches. This comprehensive text discusses epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of patients with migraine headache integrating clinical experience and expertise with current evidence-based best practices. The authors are worldwide experts recognized in migraine and headache with experience in academic, research, and practice settings. Multidisciplinary Management of Migraine: Pharmacological, Manual, and Other Therapies reviews the options for medical management of patients with migraine by way of: pharmacological interventions; musculoskeletal interventions including muscle and joint-centered interventions, manual therapy, and dry needling; and complementary and alternative medicine techniques including naturopathy, acupuncture, and placebo. With a multimodal and multidisciplinary approach, this comprehensive resource provides a variety of therapeutic tools for students and practitioners to provide excellent care and medical management of patients with migraine headache. Key Topics: * Theories of migraine pathophysiology * Sensitization mechanisms * Migraine triggers * Examination of the cervical and thoracic spinal joints * Pharmacological interventions * Musculoskeletal interventions * Alternative medicine techniques This textbook is perfect for completing a headache library combined with tension-type and cervicogenic headache. Browse additional titles in the Jones & Bartlett Learning Series Contemporary Issues in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Medicine, at:

About Author

Professor, Physical Therapy, Occupational Theory Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Esthesiology Laboratory, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain, Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction (SMI), Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark Honorary Fellow, University of Westminster, London, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies, United Kingdom Headache Research Unit, Department of Neurology & GIGA - Neurosciences, Li ge University, Belgium

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781449600501
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 442
  • ID: 9781449600501
  • weight: 851
  • ISBN10: 1449600506

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