GEN-C Presents: Cervical Artery Dissection
Start: 10th October 2020
End: 6th September 2021
This module aims to assist practitioners to understand the potential relationship between Cervical Spinal Manipulative Therapy and Cervical Artery Dissection, the risks and benefits of treatment and measures to reduce the risk of adverse events.
By the completion of this module, the practitioner will be able to:
1. Understand the potential relationship between Cervical Spinal Manipulative Therapy (CSMT) and Cervical Artery Dissection (CAD).
2. Understand the indications and contraindications for the use of CSMT for neck pain, headache and migraine.
3. Be able to explain to patients and stakeholders the potential risks and benefits of cervical SMT, especially relating to neck pain, headache and migraine conditions.
4. Understand and be able to implement appropriate measures to reduce the risk of adverse events occurring with CSMT.
Speaker: Peter Tuchin
Peter was employed at Macquarie University for over 27 years and has recently retired as Associate Professor. Peter’s areas of interest and research include the relationship of posture with neck pain, headaches and migraine, chronic pain syndromes, and the relationship of vertebral artery dissection stroke with chiropractic.
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