Video Course: Common Causes of Neck Pain and Headaches

Ben Benjamin, PhD

Ben Benjamin explains the three most common causes of neck pain and headaches. Learn how to perform precise assessment tests to detect each of these problems, as well as simple and effective self-treatment techniques that can reduce, prevent, and even eliminate head and neck pain.

Use this link to view the "Guidelines for Friction Therapy" video that Dr. Benjamin refers to in this webinar.

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Ben Benjamin, PhD

Ben Benjamin, PhD, has been practicing massage since 1963, and founded the Muscular Therapy Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1974. Dr. Benjamin enhanced his practice by studying under Dr. James Cyriax, widely known for his pioneering work in orthopedic medicine. He maintains a private practice, consults on ethics cases as an expert witness, and leads seminars on ethics, communication, and injury assessment and treatment. With a passion for helping individuals cope with and overcome pain, Dr. Benjamin has been lecturing internationally for more than 35 years. He is also the author of Listen to Your Pain, Are You Tense?, Exercise Without Injury, and coauthor of The Ethics of Touch. He was inducted into the Massage Therapy Hall of Fame in 2010. For more information, visit his website at

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