MULTIDISCIPLINARY MANAGEMENT OF MIGRAINE. PHARMACOLOGICAL, MANUAL, AND OTHER THERAPIES
Fernandez, C. - Chaitow, L. - Schoenen, J.
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Multidisciplinary Management of Migraine: Pharmacological, Manual, and Other Therapies is the first textbook focused on the multidisciplinary treatment of migraine including pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches. This comprehensive text discusses epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of patients with migraine headache integrating clinical experience and expertise with current evidence-based best practices. The authors are worldwide experts recognized in migraine and headache with experience in academic, research, and practice settings.
Multidisciplinary Management of Migraine: Pharmacological, Manual, and Other Therapies reviews the options for medical management of patients with migraine by way of: pharmacological interventions; musculoskeletal interventions including muscle and joint–centered interventions, manual therapy, and dry needling; and complementary and alternative medicine techniques including naturopathy, acupuncture, and placebo. With a multimodal and multidisciplinary approach, this comprehensive resource provides a variety of therapeutic tools for students and practitioners to provide excellent care and medical management of patients with migraine headache.
Part I Introduction
Part II Pharmacotherapy for Migraine
Part III Manual Therapies for Migraine
Part IV Other Therapies for Migraine
César Fernández-de-las-Peñas, PT, DO, MSc, PhD-Professor, Physical Therapy, Occupational Theory Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Esthesiology Laboratory, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain, Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction (SMI), Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark
Dr. Fernández de las Peñas PT, DO, PhD, currently holds faculty positions in the Department of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Esthesiology Laboratory, at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain; and the Centre for Sensory-Motor Interaction (SMI), Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark. He has published over 100 publications concentrating on clinical human pain research, drug screening and interaction between motor control and chronic pain. The most relevant topics of his research are focused on neck pain, headache and neuro-physiological effects of manual therapy. His research activities are concentrated on biomedical sciences within neuroscience with specific research areas on pain and assessment of pain in volunteers and chronic pain patients, and a main focus on human clinical chronic pain research. He has participated in over 50 conferences with related published abstracts/ proceedings and he has given several lectures at Spanish and foreign universities and hospitals. He also lectures at international meetings/workshops/seminars. He is a supervisor of PhD students, and he is founder and head of the Esthesiology Laboratory, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. Along with his university teaching experience, he has experience teaching physiotherapists, and he has held specialized courses for medical doctors within neurology and orthopaedics