Interventional neuroradiology procedures, such as epidural blood patching and myelograms Interventional headache management, such as nerve blocks and nerve stimulators Procedures for trigeminal neuralgia, such as microvascular decompression Neurectomy cutting a nerve or decompression of the nerve Surgeries of the nose, sinuses and skull base Acupuncture and other alternative therapies When to Get Help Occasional headaches are not unusual, and dealing with them does not always require a trip to the doctor. These headache symptoms require immediate medical care: A sudden, new, severe headache A headache with neurological symptoms like weakness, dizziness, loss of balance or falling, numbness or tingling, mental confusion, seizures or vision changes Headache with a fever, stiff neck or weight loss Worsening headache after a head injury or accident A new type of headache after 50 years of age Have these symptoms? Schedule an appointment with a headache physician: But there are lots of ways to prevent and lessen occasional headaches and other facial pain, or help medical interventions be more effective. Home Treatment for a Headache For the occasional headache that does not need immediate medical attention, these methods may bring relief:
Don't put up with the pain. We create individualized action plans to bring you relief. Sleep Apnea Tired of no results? We go beyond CPAP and standard therapies to provide customized solutions for your needs.
One of the largest centers of its kind in the United States, we incorporate true multidisciplinary approaches to the treatment of complex pain problems. Services The Center interacts closely with other pain specialists in the New England region as well as with referring dentists and physicians to provide the broadest and most up to date techniques of pain management. With a diverse group of pain physicians, dentists, and psychologists, the Center provides a range of services. Our national and international network provides the center with strong ties to other university and hospital based centers.