Targeting Occipital Headache Pain

@article{Vanterpool2020TargetingOH,
  title={Targeting Occipital Headache Pain},
  author={Stephanie Vanterpool and R. Eric Heidel and Lina Riad Rejoub},
  journal={The Clinical Journal of Pain},
  year={2020},
  volume={36},
  pages={289 - 295}
}
Supplemental Digital Content is available in the text. Background and Objectives: Occipital nerve block (ONB) is an effective procedure for treating occipital headache pain. However, traditional suboccipital approaches to ONB remain underutilized in acute and chronic settings. An alternative location for ONB is the superior nuchal line, where anatomic studies show a reliable relationship between the occipital artery (OA) and greater occipital nerve. This study evaluated the efficacy and… 
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