What can be done to relieve intractable headaches?

Interventional diagnosis
  • Anesthetic block
  • Botox injection
  • Radiofrequency ablation
Treatment
  • Surgery
    • Fusion/arthrodesis
    • Nerve release/neurolysis (treating pain by killing the nerve that is causing it)
  • Spinal cord stimulator
    • Place subcutaneous next to occipital nerve
Summary
  • Headache and buttock pain can be spine-related
  • We can offer dx and therapeutic non-operative management safe and precise
  • Mission-continue to advance imaging techniques to identify and target pain generators
 

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