Head pain that starts at the bony structures and soft tissues of the neck and radiates up to the head. Pain is often increased or triggered by movement of the neck. It radiates from back of the head (occipital) to the front of the head (frontal). The pain is usually not throbbing and moderate to severe in intensity. This type of headache is often a result of motor vehicle accidents and is in close association with whipplash injury to the neck.
If you think you have cervicogenic headache (or if you don’t know your diagnosis) and all you have been treated with is medications we have good news for you. There are excellent drug-free alternatives available to manage your headaches. Call the Integrated Pain and Spine Center to learn how we can help with your headaches.
Options for Treatment include: