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Approaches to Migraine Management

Interested or have experience in treating migraine?

Well check out the event the Migraine Association Ireland will be hosting on Sat 15th Sept at the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin.

The Acupuncture Council of Ireland will be present and would love our members to take the opportunity to get involved. Remember this is a chance to promote your business as well as awareness.

Here is the schedule:

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Approaches to Migraine Management Programme (DRAFT)
Date: Saturday 15th September 2012
Time: 10.30am – 4.00pm
Venue: Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin

10.30am Registration
With Tea and Coffee

11.00 – 11.40 Migraine: An Overview
Dr Martin Ruttledge
Consultant Neurologist, Beaumont Hospital, Mater Hospital & The Hermitage Clinic, Dublin

11.40 – 12.20 Migraine Management – inc. new developments in migraine treatments ie. GammaCore – Vagus Nerve Stimulator, Botox & the Occipital Nerve Block
Esther Tomkins
Specialist Migraine Nurse, Beaumont Hospital

12.20 – 12.50 Questions and Discussion Session
With Dr. Martin Ruttledge and Esther Tomkins

12.50 – 13.30 Lunch & Exhibitions:

  • GammaCore – Vagus Nerve Stimulator – ElectroCore
  • Specialist Migraine Nurse – Esther Tomkins
  • The Migraine Association of Ireland
  • Stress Management
  • The Psychology of Migraine
  • Kinesiology
  • Reflexology
  • Yoga
  • Biofeedback
  • Chronic Pain Association
  • Physiotherapy
  • Vista Health Centre, Naas
  • Buteyko Breathing Technique
  • Bio-energy
  • Acupuncture
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Migraine Research
  • Mental Health Ireland
  • McCabes Pharmacy

1.30 – 2.00 The Psychology of Migraine
Marie Percival
Post Graduate Researcher

2.00 – 2.45 Stress Management
Ray McKiernan
Director of the Stress Management Institute of Ireland

2.45 – 4.00 Workshops:

Buteyko Breathing Technique
Stress Management

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