Pain in the Neck
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- Recognize the patient presentation consistent with a Muscle Tension Headache.
- Understand a reasonable medical workup for new or worsening headaches.
- Describe the general anatomy of the posterior neck, superficial to deep, as it relates to the clinical presentation.
- Identify components of physical therapy examination for patients with Muscle Tension Headaches.
- Discuss physical therapy intervention for patients with Muscle Tension Headaches.
- Bret Ripley, DO, FACOFP
Chair and Clinician, Family Medicine and Assistant Professor, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines University
- Shannon Petersen, PT, DScPT, OCS
Associate Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physical Therapist, Physical Therapy Clinic, Des Moines University
- Donald Matz, PhD
Chair and Professor, Anatomy and Professor, Master of Science in Anatomy, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines University
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