Headache and the cervical spine: a critical review.

  title={Headache and the cervical spine: a critical review.},
  author={Walter P{\"o}llmann and Matthias Keidel and Volker Pfaffenrath},
  journal={Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache},
  volume={17 8},
Headache related to the cervical spine is often misdiagnosed and treated inadequately because of confusing and varying terminology. Primary headaches such as tension-type headache and migraine are incorrectly categorized as "cervicogenic" merely because of their occipital localization. Cervicogenic headache as described by Sjaastad presents as a unilateral headache of fluctuating intensity increased by movement of the head and typically radiates from occipital to frontal regions. Definition… CONTINUE READING
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