Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy

Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy
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ISSN: 2157-7595

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Reid A Waldman

Reid A Waldman


  • Review Article
    Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Headache Syndromes: A Guide for the Clinician
    Author(s): Steven D Waldman, Corey W Waldman and Reid A WaldmanSteven D Waldman, Corey W Waldman and Reid A Waldman

    Headache is a one of the most common problems encountered in clinical practice. Over 90 per cent of headaches fall into one of four diagnostic categories: (1) Tension-type headache; (2) Migraine headache; (3) Cluster headache; and (4) Medication overuse headache. The mainstay of diagnosis of these common headaches is the taking of a careful targeted headache history. The physical examination in patients suffering from these common headaches is almost always normal and abnormalities identified on physical examination in this patient population should raise concern. Appropriate use of diagnostic imaging including magnetic resonance imaging of the brain and cervical spine is indicated in those patients with a recent onset of headaches and in those patients in whom a previously stable headache pattern has changed. Laboratory testing will also help the clinician rule out co-existent or occ.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7595.1000156

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