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Chronic Headaches

Post-Whiplash Headache

This is a chronic headache. It can develop after a whiplash injury (a violent back-and-forth jerking of the neck).



Migraine Headaches

A migraine is an intense, throbbing headache that may be accompanied by nausea or dizziness. A migraine can last from hours to days.



Occipital Neuralgia (Arnold’s Neuralgia)

This condition is a distinct type of headache caused by irritation or injury of the occipital nerves. These nerves travel from the base of the skull through the scalp. This condition can result in severe pain and muscle spasms.



Sphenopalatine Ganglion (SPG) Block (Injection Technique)

This is an injection of numbing medicine. It is delivered to the area around a bundle of nerves called the “sphenopalatine ganglion,” which lies deep within your face. This injection can be used to diagnose or to treat problems linked to these nerves.



Chronic daily headache is not a specific type of headache. Any type of headache that happens 15 or more days a month for longer than 3 months is considered “chronic”. This list includes:

  • Chronic migraine headache
  • Medication overuse headache
  • Chronic tension-type headache
  • Cervicogenic Headache

If you have one of the chronic headaches (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.
Options for Treatment include:

Call us Precision Pain Medicine – Pain Center NY to learn how we can help.

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Page Updated on Feb 24, 2022 by Dr. Daniel Khaimov (Pain Specialist) of Precision Pain Medicine
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