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Natural Occipital Neuralgia treatment discovered by Chance… by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 01 Feb 2011 12:00am First off, what exactly is occipital neuralgia? This is a pain and spasm associated with the occipital region of the head and the occipital nerves. The occipital nerves originate in the upper cervical spine. The occipital muscles are at the base of the skull in the back of the head. Pain with this condition tends to be a pa ... Read on »
Botox for occipital neuralgia by Dr. Alexander Mauskop Medical Doctor Posted Sun 18 Oct 2009 10:04pm Botox can relieve pain of occipital neuralgia, according to a pilot study by neurologists in Ohio, published in Headache.  Occipital neuralgia is a painful condition that manifests itself by pain in the back of the head, usually on one side.  Pain can be burning, but also sharp,or throbbing in character.  It is often the result of a spasm of occi ... Read on »
The Neck Pain Associated with Occipital Neuralgia by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 07 May 2010 12:00am 7 Comments Ever get pain in the back on your head and neck, specifically at the base of the neck? This muscles here are called the suboccipital muscles collectively, and when there is pain here, the term is occipital neuralgia. What is the Occipital Neuralgia? Occipital neuralgia refers to having pain and muscle spasms that come specifica ... Read on »
Occipital Neuralgia - Success with Chiropractic by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 01 Feb 2011 5:46pm Occipital Neuralgia can cause severe neck pain and headache-like pain. What happens is that pressure and inflammation around the back of the neck puts alot of pressure on nerves in that region; namely the occipital nerves. Chiropractic neck adjustment helps to loosen the occipital muscles, cervical paraspinal muscles, and trapezius musc ... Read on »
Treatment for Headaches: T.E.N.S vs. Manipulation by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 5:07pm A recent study compared two treatments for cervicogenic headaches: the use of T.E.N.S units versus manipulation of the cervical spine. This study compared alternative treatment for patients suffering from cervicogenic headaches and headaches related/caused by the neck. The participants in the study had a history of neck injury such as whiplash ... Read on »
What can modern neurosurgery treatments be used for? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 30 Jan 2012 6:32am This article provides a comprehensive overview of the variety of ways in which modern neurosurgery treatments can be used to treat epilepsyA tendency to have recurrent seizures., movement disorders and pain. The aim of neurosurgery has always been to gain the maxim ... Read on »
Steroid injections and meningitis by Dr. Alexander Mauskop Medical Doctor Posted Mon 15 Oct 2012 10:03pm Steroid injections are routinely used at our Center for the treatment of cluster headaches and occipital neuralgia. I just received a call from a concerned patient with cluster headaches who recently received an occipital nerve block with methylprednisolone acetate (Depo-Medrol), the same drug that caused fungal meningitis in almost 200 patients ... Read on »
Whiplash Treatment, Signs and Symptoms by DocSpallone Posted Fri 16 Sep 2011 3:05pm Seek Care Immediately When discussing whiplash treatment, many people are often confused by the term “whiplash”.  Whiplash is considered a non-medical term for a sprain/strain injury of the neck, which often occurs after an abrupt jerking motion of the head backwards and then forward commonly after car accidents.  The technical mechan ... Read on »
What is neuromodulation? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 02 Nov 2011 10:54am   This article presents a comprehensive overview of the develop of neuromodulation including the different types and what conditions they can treat. The article will be of help to anyone who has been told they will be treated through neuromodulation and what like an explanation of what ... Read on »
Irrationality Abounds by Jennifer Jaff Patient Expert Posted Wed 09 Jun 2010 5:14am It's been a tough time here at Advocacy for Patients. We took on a handful of really difficult insurance appeals, and we've been beaten up pretty badly. The thread that runs through it all? Irrationality. It's not really about money. It's certainly not about what's best for patients. It's about a system that has run amok. And so the fact ... Read on »