Headache Treatment
   A Functional Medicine Approach

Presented by Rehab Connections   

Description

Headaches and migraine are complex yet simple and unique yet common. A functional medicine approach involves looking for root causes and addressing the whole person, not just symptoms so this new virtual workshop emphasizes interventions including key components of nutrition and lifestyle education combined with manual therapy so this approach is the best of both worlds!

Through lecture, Q&A, and small group activities, learn how interventions for acute care of headaches and educational strategies to enable patients and clients to prevent and manage recurrent headaches. Patient and client examples will be interspersed throughout this workshop including specific hands-on treatment techniques and effective lifestyle modifications.

This workshop pairs well with Headache Assessment.

Instruction level: Beginner
CE contact hours 4.0 (IL) *** Duration: 3.3 hours
Intended audience: PTs, PTAs, OTs, OTAs, LMTs

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Objectives

By the completion of the course you will be able to:

  1. Compare and contrast functional medicine to conventional medicine.
  2. Discuss wellness strategies that address lifestyle modification associated with headaches.
  3. Perform a sequences of manual techniques to assess and treat cervicogenic, scapulogenic, and cranial symptoms.
  4. Describe 3 strategies for self-management of headache pain.

IMPORTANT! 2-3 days prior to the CE event, you will receive your CE materials and Zoom registration link by email. This gives you the opportunity to preview, download or print, save, and refer back to the information at any time. If you do not receive your CE material please contact us before the day of the course or workshop.

Presenter

Sheryl Poremba, PT, CCM
Sheryl focuses on the practical, most direct treatments for her patients to see immediate results.  Her exceptional clinical experience and teaching background enables her to actively involve her patients in their treatment program.  Sheryl has used several key tools/props extensively in acute care, home health, and outpatient settings, including a variety of foam rolls, the Magic Circle, yoga blocks, straps, and STM tools.  She has introduced them to hundreds of clinicians during the last 30 years to help them individualize treatment with every patient.

With a strong foundation in PNF from Northwestern University (PT school) and the Institute of Physical Art, Sheryl has added the Pilates Method and principles of Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement lessons to her rehab, exercise, and movement repertoire.  She has also been incorporating  ... 

Location

Rehab Connections
Education and Training Center
Homer Glen, IL 60491
Phone: (708) 301-9933

Registration: 8:00 am - 8:30 am
Workshop: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm


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Tuition: $108

April 27

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After the event and when your Evaluation has been completed you will receive an email containing your Certificate of Attendance indicating the CE contact hours completed.  If you are unable to attend the entire course or workshop, you will receive an amended certificate indicating your actual hours of attendance.

Seating is limited. Please register early!
Registrations are accepted by phone if paying by credit card. For more information about the continuing education offered by Rehab Connections please call (708) 301-9933.

Rehab Connections reserves the right to modify the content and the scheduled speakers when circumstances are beyond our control.

Rehab Connections is an approved continuing education sponsor through the State of Illinois; PT License No: 216-000101; OT License No: 224-000048.

Cancellations:
Registration fee, less a $50 administration fee per session, is refunded if notice of cancellation is received more than 7 days in advance of the course or workshop. Cancellations made less than 7 days in advance of the course or workshop date forfeit the entire tuition fee. Tuition can be transferred to another individual or another course or workshop, one time only. No transfer, refund or credit will be given for cancellation 3 days or less before the workshop or course, or when handouts or other CE materials are available electronically, including but not limited to emailed or downloadable pdf documents.
Rehab Connections reserves the right to cancel the course or workshop up to 3 days prior to the CE event. Rehab Connections will not be responsible for any charges incurred by the registrant due to the cancellation of the CE event, other than the course or workshop tuition.

No transfer, refund or credit will be given for any discounted course or workshop, such as specials, deals, introductory price, group discounts, etc.

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