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Head Pain

  • Occipital Neuralgia: Pain in the back of the head radiating toward the ear that is caused by inflammation of the occipital nerve.
  • Migraine / Cluster Headache: Headaches in a continuum of a vascular origin. These may be associated with difficulty with lights and sounds, nausea and vomiting and severe stabbing pain coming in attacks that last minutes to hours.
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia: One sided facial pain that can be triggered by light touch or wind causing a stabbing attack.
  • Facial burning and pain: Atypical facial pain

Treatments for Head Pain

  • Occipital Neuralgia: Treatments for this condition include medications, injection therapy and occasionally a subcutaneous nerve stimulator.
  • Migraine / Cluster Headache: Usually treated with medications although at times the headache may be from a disorder in the neck which can be treated with injections. Occasionally occipital nerve stimulation can be of benefit.
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia: Treatments include medications, injection therapy and occasional referral to neurosurgeon.
  • Facial burning and pain: Pain may be treated with medications, sphenopalatine ganglion blockade and biofeedback therapies.



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