Using peripheral stimulation to reduce the pain of C2-mediated occipital headaches: a preliminary report.

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BACKGROUND Peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) is an accepted treatment for neuropathic pain. Recent studies have focused on its potential for relieving headache pain. OBJECTIVES To investigate the effectiveness of PNS in reducing occipital headache pain. DESIGN A prospective, 12-week pilot study involving 11 patients evaluated before and after… (More)

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@article{Melvin2007UsingPS, title={Using peripheral stimulation to reduce the pain of C2-mediated occipital headaches: a preliminary report.}, author={Eugene A Melvin and Ferenc Jord{\'a}n and Richard L. Weiner and David Primm}, journal={Pain physician}, year={2007}, volume={10 3}, pages={453-60} }