Press Release

"Ctrl M Health Migraine App wins Best Mobile App in MobileWebAwards"

Philadelphia, PA, December 7, 2021 – The Ctrl M Health migraine app was named "Best Mobile Industry Mobile Application" in the 9th annual MobileWebAwards, presented by the Web Marketing Association.

The competition honors the world’s best mobile websites, responsive websites, and mobile apps, recognizing the explosive growth and creativity taking place in mobile and app development.

Press Release

"Ctrl M Health Migraine App and Website Wins Davey Award for Interactive Design"

Philadelphia, PA, October 27, 2021 – The Ctrl M Health migraine app and website was awarded top honors for Health & Wellness in the 17th annual Davey Awards.

Presented by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, the Davey Awards is the leading competition for the finest small firms worldwide. Just as David defeated the giant Goliath with a big idea and a little rock, the annual Davey Awards honors the achievements of the “Davids” of creativity who derive their strength from big ideas rather than big budgets.

Innovation in Migraine

"Ctrl M Health: Interview"

September 24, 2021 - Ctrl M Health has been recognized by Innovations in Migraine. Read their interview with Dr. Caryn Seebach, Head of Programs.

"Every person with migraine has the ability to improve their quality of life with the right tools and support. We aim to make sure you don’t have to go it alone."

Press Release

“Ctrl M Health Migraine App Honored by Fast Company for Innovation by Design”

Philadelphia, PA, September 22, 2021 – The Ctrl M Health migraine app was honored in Fast Company's Innovation by Design Awards for 2021 in the Wellness category.

One of the most sought-after design awards in the industry, Innovation by Design is the only competition to honor creative work at the intersection of design, business, and innovation, recognizing the people, companies, and trends that have steadily advanced design to the forefront of the business conversation.

Press Release

“Digital Migraine Startup Ctrl M Health Joins Forces With NeurologyLive, HCPLive to Improve Migraine Care”

July 15, 2021, Philadelphia – Digital health startup Ctrl M Health proudly announces its new partnerships with NeurologyLive and HCPLive, multimedia platforms that provide physicians with direct access to expert-driven, practice-changing news and insights for best patient care.

In a Strategic Alliance Partnership, Ctrl M Health will provide exclusive, clinically-focused content written by headache specialists at the renowned Jefferson Headache Center at Thomas Jefferson University. The content will help all healthcare professionals on the headache front lines become best equipped to treat patients.

The Philadelphia Citizen

"Ctrl M Health: Business for Good"

June 24, 2021 - Front page feature article on Ctrl M Health.

"36 million Americans suffer from migraines, missing a total of 113 million work days a year—but only 4 percent receive specialist care. One local tech startup is on a mission to bring comprehensive relief to everyone."

My Chronic Brain

"Q&A: My 4 Essential Tools for Life with Chronic Migraine"

May 2021 - Volume 3 Edition 2.

Patient advocate Sarah Ogden, in conversation with Head of Content Sabrina Rubin Erdely, names the Ctrl M Health app "my primary wellness tool" to manage her migraine: "I actually teared up a little when I downloaded it, because it was exactly what I needed."

Download article (pdf) // Download full issue from My Chronic Brain


"Ctrl M Health: Create Your Personal Wellness Plan"

February 18, 2021 - Interview with Dr. Caryn Seebach, Ctrl M Health Head of Programs.

Presented by the Coalition for Headache and Migraine Patients (CHAMP). As part of its series on effective migraine products, the RetreatMigraine team hosts a conversation with Caryn about the Ctrl M Health program, the importance of proactive lifestyle change, and the lifestyle behaviors that matter most for migraine.

My Chronic Brain

“Ctrl M Health: Building Your Lifestyle Toolkit for Migraine Management”

January 2021 - Volume 3 Edition 1. Article by Caryn Seebach, Head of Programs.

"Until now, there has been no single resource to find trustworthy, evidence based education, combined with resources to help patients make lifestyle changes. Ctrl M Health has created a way for you to discover safe and effective strategies that work for your unique migraine life, then make the lasting behavior changes you need to improve your health with migraine."

Download article (pdf) // Download full issue from My Chronic Brain

Press Release

"Ctrl M Health Partners with National Migraine Advocacy Organization to Advance Support to Those Living with Headache and Migraine"

January 12, 2021 - Ctrl M Health is pleased to announce a collaboration with Miles for Migraine, a non-profit organization with the mission of improving the lives of migraine patients and their families, raising public awareness about headache disorders, and helping find a cure for migraine.

“I am excited by this unique collaboration to optimize our shared vision to raise awareness for migraine and headache disorder,” said Shirley Kessel, executive director of Miles for Migraine. “Our national exposure through events and Ctrl M Health’s education and support in the process of behavior change can only further help those living with migraine.”

Rejuvenaging Podcast with Dr. Ron Kaiser

"A Digital Approach to Improving the Lives of People Who Suffer From Migraines"

October 26, 2020 - Interview with Dr. Caryn Seebach, Ctrl M Health Head of Programs.

Caryn and Ron, both psychologists specializing in pain, discuss the philosophy of Ctrl M Health, how it complements medical care, and why self-awareness is important for managing headache and migraine.

CBS 3 News Philadelphia

"Thomas Jefferson Headache Center Has New App Helping Patients Manage Migraine Pain"

October 19, 2020 - Two-minute television segment featuring Dr. William Young, Ctrl M Health co-Medical Director.

"A new app on her phone has been a game-changer for Sarah Ogden, helping her to better manage the migraine headaches that have devastated her life. The digital platform comes from the Jefferson Headache Center and the app called Ctrl M Health…"

Philadelphia Magazine

"The Philly Company Making It Easier to Live With Migraine"

October 6, 2020

"There is no cure for migraine headaches, but Ctrl M Health has developed a digital platform to help migraine sufferers reduce the frequency and severity of their symptoms."

Stuff That Works podcast

"Coming Out of the Migraine Closet"

October 1, 2020 - Interview with Sabrina Rubin Erdely, Ctrl M Health Head of Content.

Sabrina recounts for the first time how, for two decades, she tried to power through the pain of migraine and hide the toll it took on her from the outside world.

Real World Branding podcast

"Control is Within Reach"

September 29, 2020 - Interview with Will Gadsden, Co-founder and CEO of Ctrl M Health.

Will discusses his career, how the idea for Ctrl M Health came about and developed, launching a company during Covid-19, and future plans.

Podcast links: Finch Brands blog // SoundCloud // Apple Podcast // Podcast Direct Download

Product Hacker podcast

"Digital Wellness & Migraine Management"

September 28, 2020 - Interview with Will Gadsden, CEO, and Caryn Seebach, Head of Programs.

Will and Caryn discuss Ctrl M Health’s first-of-its kind integrated digital platform for headache and migraine, and its place in a new class of digital wellness tools that help people directly manage their conditions, making care more widely available.

Podcast links: Arcweb blog // Spotify // iTunes // Google Play

Philadelphia Business Journal

"Suffer from Migraines? This Philadelphia Digital Health Company Has an App for That"

September 24, 2020

A Philadelphia digital health company has teamed up with Thomas Jefferson University's headache center to launch what they are describing as a first-of-its-kind 'innovative digital health and wellness platform' for people who suffer from migraine headaches.

Press Release

"Jefferson Headache Center and Ctrl M Health Launch Digital Platform to Support Those Living with Headache and Migraine"

September 16, 2020 - Announcing an innovative partnership and the rollout of a comprehensive system to deliver integrative programs focused on improving quality of life for the millions who live with headache and migraine.

"Supporting people who live with migraine headaches is an important example of how we must use innovation to provide continuous help anywhere,” said Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA, president of Thomas Jefferson University and Chief Executive Officer of Jefferson Health. “The way to create this new ecosystem of health assurance is through creative partnerships between Jefferson and innovators like Ctrl M Health, so that people get support throughout their daily lives."