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Free Educational Webinar: Physical Therapy for Headaches

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Join Denise Schneider, PT, FAAOMPT, COMT, ATC as she leads a discussion on how physical therapy can be used in addition to other treatments to help headache sufferers. The webinar will be held on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 7:00pm EDT.

About the Presenter: Denise Schneider, PT, FAAOMPT, COMT, ATC

Denise Schneider, PT, MPT, FAAOMPT, COMT, ATC graduated from Illinois State University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education/Athletic Training. While earning her undergraduate degree she worked with a variety of high school and university athletic teams. She gained knowledge and skills in injury prevention, rehabilitation of athletic injuries, and on-the-field emergency care. After receiving her Certification of Athletic Training in 1998, she was employed in an outpatient orthopedic clinic while also serving as the head athletic trainer for a local high school.

Her passion for ongoing education, clinical excellence, and educating others in the profession of healthcare is driving her to pursue a doctoral degree. In the clinic, Denise is dedicated to providing the utmost patient experience by incorporating evidence based practice and individualized care to include all aspects of one’s health and well-being. Her clinical interests include: spine, headache, chronic pain, vestibular, concussion, and manual therapy.

About the Topic

Physical therapy is often utilized in the comprehensive treatment for headache sufferers. For certain types of headache, physical therapy has proven to be successful in decreasing and/or resolving the intensity and frequency of symptoms, including an individual’s function and mobility, and improving an individual’s quality of life. Cervicogenic headache is a common type of headache seen in clinical practice that responds well to physical therapy.

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