Headache, Orofacial Pain and Bruxism

Diagnosis and multidisciplinary approaches to management(Content Advisors: Stephen Friedmann BDSc (Dental); Cathy Sloan MBBS Dip RANZCOG (Medical)

Edited by

  • Peter Selvaratnam, PhD(Anatomy), BAppSc(Physio), GradDipManipTher, DipAcupuncture, FACP, Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Director, Headache Centre of Victoria; Clinical Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne; Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Dept of Anatomy, Facullty of Medicine, Monash University, Austraila
  • Kenneth Niere, BAppSc(Physio), GradDip(ManipTher), MManipPhysio, FACP, Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Senior Lecturer, School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University; Principal, Auburn Spinal Therapy Centre
  • Maria Zuluaga, BAppSc(Physio), GradDip(ManipTher), MWomen's Hlth, Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist; Clinician, Headache Centre of Victoria, Australia
  • Pamela Oddy, BA(Hons), Director, The WordCare Company


All manual therapists including Chiropractors, Osteopaths and Physiotherapists


Book information

  • Published: August 2009
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-10310-0

Table of Contents

Section One Diagnosis

1. Headache in general practice

2. Catastrophic and sinister headache

3. Migraine

4. Headache in childhood and adolescence

5. Headache and the upper cervical zygapophyseal joints

6. Sleep, structure, bruxism and headache

7. Temporomandibular disorders and related headache

8. Clinical features of cervicogenic and temporomandibular-related headache

9. Central nervous system processing in cervicogenic headache

10. ENT causes of orofacial pain

11. Ocular causes of headache

12. Vestibular dysfunction

13. Measurement of headache

Section two Approaches

14. Physiotherapy management of cervicogenic headache: Part 1

15. Physiotherapy management of cervicogenic headache: Part 2

16. Chiropractic approach

17. Osteopathic approach

18. Integrative medicine approach

19. Management of temporomandibular and cervical components of headache

20. Management of parafunctional activities and bruxism

21. Psychological management

22. Psychiatric management

Section Three Treatment

23. Myofascial trigger point treatment

24. Dry needling, acupuncture and laser

25. The Feldenkrais Method

26. Botox injections

27. Neurosurgery