Nerve blocks in the treatment of headache

@article{Levin2010NerveBI,
  title={Nerve blocks in the treatment of headache},
  author={Morris Levin},
  journal={Neurotherapeutics},
  year={2010},
  volume={7},
  pages={197-203}
}
Nerve blocks and neurostimulation are reasonable therapeutic options in patients with head and neck neuralgias. In addition, these peripheral nerve procedures can also be effective in primary headache disorders, such as migraine and cluster headaches. Nerve blocks for headaches are generally accomplished by using small subcutaneous injections of amide-type local anesthetics, such as lidocaine and bupivicaine. Targets include the greater occipital nerve, lesser occipital nerve, auriculotemporal… CONTINUE READING

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