Approximately 45 million Americans suffer from chronic headaches. We all get an occasional headache. We expect them. But if you get chronic headaches where your head just pounds for hours on end then you know just how challenging this can be. Do you avoid loud or brightly lit places? Are you are planning your day around how to avoid making your headache worse?
If this sounds like you, we can help. We understand how to not only treat a headache but also how to get to the real problem that is causing you the pain.
There are many different types of headaches including:
- Migraine headaches
- Tension headaches
- Cerviogenic headaches
- Post-spinal headaches
- Menstrual headaches
A sudden or severe headache could be an indication of a serious medical condition and requires immediate attention. Brain aneurysm, brain tumor, stroke or TIA or infection (like meningitis or encephalitis) are rare causes of headache. Most headache patients are referred to neurologists for care. Certain medication is helpful. A referral to a pain physician is indicated when specialized injections are indicated for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.
Treatment types include:
- Medial Branch Block
- Occipital Nerve Stimulation Trial
- Occipital Nerve Blocks
- Radiofrequency Ablation Therapy
- Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy
Do you feel like you have tried everything and nothing has worked? We can help. We invite you to visit us in one of our three Lancaster PA locations to explore the options available to you to relieve your headache. Isn't it about time you start living your life. Call us today.