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Treating primary headaches

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Lumina Primary Headaches Program

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Lumina Primary Headaches Program

Course details

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Course details

Included in the Primary Headaches Program

Diagnostic Aid
Patient Companion
Lumina collaborative
Lumina Medical Academy
Developed by Executive Editor

Prof. André Boezaart M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Medical Officer, Lumina Health
Professor Emeritus of Anesthesiology and Orthopedic Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, USA.


Our treatment approach for primary headaches pairs the latest understanding in the pathophysiology of primary headache disorder pain with peer-reviewed scientific evidence and years of clinical experience to guide healthcare providers in their efforts to help patients living with these disorders. Based on the latest understanding of what causes the pain and other symptoms associated with primary headaches, our approach includes condition specific care plans for each type of primary headache, with a key focus on patient-centric, accessible treatment options.

Understanding Primary Headaches

Module 1
  • Master your understanding of the pathophysiology of primary headache disorder pain
  • Explore a complete reference of all primary headache conditions according to the ICHD-3
  • Understand the classification of headaches
  • Learn how to rule out secondary headaches
  • Get to know the Lumina Diagnostic Aid and how to use it

Treating Primary Headaches

Module 2
  • Unpack the condition-specific Lumina Care Plans for all of the primary headache conditions
  • Understand why these treatment modalities are so effective
  • Explore treatments like nerve and ganglia blocks, neurostimulation, and pharmacotherapy in detail
  • Learn how to perform these therapies
  • See detailed first-, second-, and third-line treatment strategies for each type of primary headache disorder

Continous Care for Primary Headaches

Module 3
  • Understand the importance and fundamental role of patient
  • continuous care
  • Learn how to refine diagnosis based on patient information gathered during continuous care
  • Explore the challenges involved
  • Learn how to implement continuous patient care
  • Get to know the Lumina Patient Companion and how to use it
  • Know what to do when treatment isn’t working

Other Lumina Programs

Our cutting-edge care plans, designed by experts, give healthcare providers the resources they need to treat patients living with acute, perioperative, cancer-related, or chronic pain. The patients, in turn, are given access to vetted, evidence-based materials and innovative solutions that are relevant to their pain management journeys.


Available now.

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