fbpx

Sources of Cervicogenic Headache Among the Upper Cervical Synovial Joints

READ LATER - DOWNLOAD THIS POST AS PDF >> CLICK HERE <<

This interesting new research confirms how dysfunction of the atlas-axis vertebrae can result in head pain. I’ve written extensively about this condition that I term an “atlas wedge.” See: https://erikdalton.com/blog/suboccipital-triangle-headaches/

Sources of Cervicogenic Headache Among the Upper Cervical Synovial Joints

“In patients in whom headache was the dominant complaint, diagnostic blocks succeeded in establishing the source of pain in 75% of patients. The C2-3 joint was the source of pain in 62%, followed by the C1-2 (7%) and C3-4 (6%). In patients in whom headache was less severe than neck pain, blocks were successful in 67%. C2-3 was the source of pain in 42%, followed by lower cervical joints in 18% and the C3-4 joint in 7%.”

Source: Pain Medicine Journal, Jan 23, 2021 

Special Savings this week only!

Save 25% off the "Myoskeletal Mobilization Massage Course" 

 

Join Erik Dalton as he takes you on a step-by-step journey teaching you an efficient and effective method for assessing and correcting flexibility mobility issues we see every day in our practices. You will learn a full body routine that involves prone, sidelying, supine, and bench work. Follow along as Erik demonstrates how to use this as a stand alone routine or easily integrate the individual techniques into your massage practice.

Offer expires December 5th.  Click the button below for more information and to purchase the course for CE hours and a certificate of completion to display in your office.  Bonus: Purchase the homestudy course and receive the eLearning course for FREE!

Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn

Sign Up For Our Newsletter

* indicates required