Management of Cervicogenic Headaches
Step 3: Management of symptoms
Step 3a: Management of symptoms
Patients who require clinical care should be encouraged to actively participate in their care.
Based on shared decision-making between the patient and provider, any one of the following therapeutic interventions are recommended:
Low-load endurance craniocervical and cervicoscapular exercises; or
Manual therapy (manipulation with or without mobilization) to the cervical or thoracic spine
Discuss the risks and benefits of the care plan with the patient.
Do Not Offer:
Multimodal program of care that combines spinal manipulation, spinal mobilization, and low load endurance exercises