2024 ABMP CE Summit: Headaches | Online Conference

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This online conference focused on headaches and took learners on a journey from understanding headaches—their causes and different types—to working with clients with headache pain using multiple modalities and techniques.

Attendees enjoyed this rare opportunity to interact with course instructors Whitney Lowe, Doug Nelson, Ann and Lynn Teachworth, and Ruth Werner and connect with other practitioners while they learned and earned CE!

This event—including 3 hours of CE—was FREE for everyone in the profession.




The courses are now available in the ABMP Education Center!

Course access and CE are free for ABMP members and available for purchase to nonmembers.



Tuesday, April 30, 2024

The event starts at 8:45 a.m. PDT | 9:45 a.m. MDT | 10:45 a.m. CDT | 11:45 a.m. EDT


  • 9:45 a.m. MDT: Event Welcome with ABMP President Les Sweeney
  • 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. MDT: “Headache Essentials: The Foundation for Massage Therapists” with Whitney Lowe and Ruth Werner [1 CE] 
  • 11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. MDT: Live Q&A with ABMP's Kristin Coverly, Whitney Lowe, and Ruth Werner

  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. MDT: “Neuromuscular Considerations in Cervicogenic Headaches” with Doug Nelson [1 CE]
  • 12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. MDT: Live Q&A with ABMP's Kristin Coverly and Doug Nelson

  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. MDT: “Structural Dynamics of Headache Pain” with Ann & Lynn Teachworth [1 CE]
  • 2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. MDT: Live Q&A with ABMP's Kristin Coverly and Ann & Lynn Teachworth
  • 2:15 pm. MDT: Community Connection: Live Recap


All times listed are for the mountain time zone. Check your time zone!
The event starts at 8:45 a.m. PDT | 9:45 a.m. MDT | 10:45 a.m. CDT | 11:45 a.m. EDT


Click here to learn more about the courses!

Headache Essentials: The Foundation for Massage Therapists | Whitney Lowe and Ruth Werner

Learn the anatomy of the head and neck, how headaches occur, the different types of headaches, and considerations for massage therapists.


Neuromuscular Considerations in Cervicogenic Headaches | Doug Nelson

Deepen your understanding of cervicogenic headaches, what they are, and how to create an effective treatment strategy.


Structural Dynamics of Headache Pain | Ann & Lynn Teachworth

Learn how the dynamics of the lower leg and pelvis and poor structural relationships among the shoulders, cervical spine, and head contribute to headache pain and discover myofascial approaches to assist clients.




Event Access

The event will be held on Zoom. You'll receive an email from Zoom with your unique link for the event the day you register. You’ll also receive reminder emails from Zoom the week before and on the morning of the event with your unique link. Please save these emails and your unique link for easy access on event day!


Course Replays

Will replays and CE credit be available after the event?

ABMP members: Yes, the three CE courses will be added to the ABMP Education Center after the event for professional members of ABMP to view and earn free CE credit. 

Nonmembers: The CE courses will be available for you to purchase in the ABMP Education Center after the event.

Learn more about ABMP membership.


CE Credit and CE Certificates

Attendees will have the opportunity to earn CE credit for the courses they attend by passing a short online quiz. Links to the quizzes will be emailed to attendees within 24–48 hours after the event. After passing a quiz, your CE certificate will be available to you in the ABMP Education Center.  These CE credits qualify as online CE hours, not live or contact CE hours.


Continuing Education Eligibility

The following states have specific rules regarding content taught in an online continuing education format and will not accept your certificates of completion from this event for license renewal: Nebraska. New Mexico and Texas will not accept certificates of completion for any hands-on technique courses taught in an online format. The courses are approved in Louisiana and Mississippi.



Have a question? Please contact us!


ABMP CE Summit Instructors


Whitney Lowe
Whitney Lowe
Doug Nelson
Doug Nelson
Ann & Lynn Teachworth
Ann & Lynn Teachworth
Ruth Werner
Ruth Werner
Kristin Coverly
Host: Kristin Coverly



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Thank you to our generous partners who help make this event possible!


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