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APTEI: Cervical Headaches

APTEI: Cervical Headaches

APTEI: Cervical Headaches

This course includes
1:10:17 of Course Material (View)
Patient Exercises (View)
Lifetime access after purchase
Certificate of completion


This online continuing education course by Bahram Jam, founder of the Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute (APTEI), will effectively guide you to apply research-based mobilizations, muscular control retraining techniques to evaluate and treat headaches and dizziness related to the upper cervical spine.

Upon registration, you will have full access to download patient headache home instruction sheets and the full reference-based PowerPoint of the program, as well as the 1+ hours of video lessons.

Please take 3 minutes and view the free preview "Cervical Dizziness Evaluation" lesson of this course. Click on Course Materials and preview Lesson 8: Treatment of Cervical Dizziness. If you feel that this style of learning suits your needs, feel free to view the entire Cervical Headache course.

In This Online Physiotherapy Course, You Will Learn:

 You will learn to identify and treat cervical headaches with greater confidence and effectiveness. You will also be able to use an accurate subjective assessment to help the diagnosis of various other forms of headaches including, migraines, tension headaches, cluster headaches, craniomandibular headaches and headaches related to possible serious pathologies.


Who Is This Course For?

This online course is for physiotherapists and all healthcare professionals who are licensed or who are eligible to be licensed to practice.


What’s Included In This Online Physiotherapy Course?

  • 1 hour+ of video lessons.
  • Resources that you can download and use with your patients.
  • 26 patient exercises that you can prescribe to your patients via Embodia
  • Lifetime access. You can return to this course at any time. If any material is updated or added, you will have access to the new content.
  • Patient exercises that you can easily share with your patients on Embodia. For more information about Embodia for home exercise prescription, When you sign up for this course you will get a one month complimentary trial with the Embodia home exercise prescription software (for new registrations only).
  • Certificate of completion. Once you've completed the course, you will receive a certificate for your professional portfolio.
  • Access to this course is through Embodia, and although some of the content, such as the written resources can be downloaded, the majority cannot. This is to protect the instructor’s material and to prevent the content from being shared freely on the Internet.
  • Embodia is mobile-friendly and can be accessed by phone, tablet, and computer.
  • There is no start date or completion date. You can complete the course at your own pace.
  • Quizzes throughout to help you integrate the knowledge.
  • You will be sent a receipt as soon as you purchase this course. This receipt can be used for education grants and for tax purposes.
  • Bite-sized information: all of the content is broken down into bite-sized chunks, so that you can easily watch a video on your break, over lunch, or for a few minutes at night.
  • A Special Coupon for 15% off any other online course on Embodia Academy when you’ve completed this course!
The instructors
Bahram Jam (he/him)

Bahram is a physiotherapist and founder of the Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute (APTEI). He's taught 1000+ continuing education courses to healthcare professionals across Canada & internationally.

He has instructed over one thousand post-graduate orthopaedic and pain science courses and has been a guest presenter at several physiotherapy and medical conferences across Canada and internationally.

His primary clinical approach is to identify relevant functional impairments and determine the best self-management strategy to maximize patient independence.

Course Material included in this course
  • Introduction
  • Welcome and Resources
  • Lesson 1: Introduction
  • Quiz
  • What Are The Patient Exercises For?
  • Subjective Examination
  • Lesson 2: Subjective Examination
  • Quiz
  • Objective Examination
  • Lesson 3: Objective Examination
  • Cervical Muscular Control Evaluation
  • Lesson 4: Cervical Muscular Control Evaluation
  • Cervical Dizziness Evaluation
  • Lesson 5: Cervical Dizziness Evaluation
  • Cervical Muscular Retraining
  • Lesson 6: Cervical Muscular Retraining
  • Upper Cervical Mobilizations
  • Lesson 7: Upper Cervical Mobilizations
  • Summary and Feedback
  • Lesson 9: Summary
  • Course Feedback
Patient Exercises included in this course
  • Cervico-oculomotor Home Exercises
  • Neck Muscular Retraining: Head Nod in Sitting
  • Neck Muscular Retraining: Head Nod in Standing
  • Free Home Traction
  • Thoracic Self Extension in Lying
  • Upper Neck: Self Traction
  • Neck Muscular Retraining: Head Nod, Lift & Rotate in Lying
  • Neck Muscular Retraining: Head Nod, Lift & Eccentric in Lying
  • Neck Muscular Retraining: Head Nod & Lift in Lying
  • Neck Muscular Retraining: Head Nod in Lying
  • Neck Self Extension in Lying
  • Thoracic Muscular Retraining 3
  • Thoracic Muscular Retraining 2
  • Thoracic Muscular Retraining 1
  • Thoracic Self Extension in Sitting
  • Thoracic Self Rotation
  • Lower Neck: Self Rotation
  • Neck: Self Flexion
  • Lower Neck: Self Extension with Hands
  • Neck Self Extension with Hand
  • Neck Self Extension with a Tie
  • Neck Self Rotation with a Tie
  • Neck Proprioception Retraining: Letters
  • Neck Proprioception Retraining: Clock
  • Upper Neck: Self Rotation with Hand
  • Upper Neck: Self Rotation with a Tie

Each course purchase is for a single viewer only, and may not be shared. If you are interested in group/staff viewing, please contact us at to arrange a group discount code specifically for your group.

The larger the group, the larger the discount. Each individual must purchase separately with the discount code, and agree to the terms and conditions (legal). This provides each participant with their own copy to review at their pace, their own certificate of completion, and the opportunity to interact with colleagues as you all work collectively through the material.

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