Headache Or Migraine
Pain Conditions Treated
Suffering from Headache or Migraine? If You Are Looking for the Best Treatment, Our Expert Pain Management Specialists Can Help.
Head pain or a headache is one of the most common pain conditions. Head pain can strike at any age; in some instances, even children may experience headaches for a variety of reasons. There are more than 150 known types of headaches, each with its unique triggers, symptoms, and treatments.
Head pain symptoms vary depending on the type of headache. It can be triggered by a variety of reasons including spinal pain, even injury to nerves or blood vessels in the head.
Here are some of the most common forms of head pain:
- Cervicogenic Headaches
- Tension Headaches
- Migraine Headaches
- Occipital Neuralgia
- Trigeminal Neuralgia
- Chronic Headaches
Whether it is a migraine, cervicogenic or any form of chronic headache, it is important to go to an experienced physician for proper diagnosis. At Bay State Pain Associates, Dr Algendy, board-certified physicians will assess head pain, determine the source and outline a path to successful treatment.
Headache Or Migraine
There are hundreds of causes for head ad face pain. Primary headaches are those that have no identifiable structural or disease-related etiology. It accounts for 90 % of head pain cases. The most common of these head pain cases are migraines. There are multiple classifications of migraines, but the treatment is very similar with most cases.
It is important to find good preventative medications to decrease the intensity and severity of the attacks. This is followed by a medication that is taken only when needed to abort the attack. If the patient fails medications Botox injections are indicated along with neuromodulation, occipital stimulation, and supraorbital stimulation could be tried.
Everyone will suffer from a headache at least once in their lives, but for those who suffer from chronic headaches, their functionality and quality of life is severely limited. Many headaches are often the result of neck pain, and so it is critical to find a physician who finds the source of your pain. There are many treatment options available for chronic head and neck pain suffers, from injections, chiropractic care, medication management, to the use of technology known as a “pacemaker for pain.”
A Migraine Headache is defined as a headache that can last from 4 hours to 3 days.
- pain is usually moderate to severe; there is a pulsating sensation and often only affects one side of the head.
- may be associated with nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light and sound
- a patient could experience changes in vision or hearing (an ‘aura’, which may occur just before or just as the migraine begins)
Kinds of Migraine Headaches:
Defined as occurring with fewer than 15 headache days per month, some of them ‘migraine’
Defined as occurring 15 or more days per month, with headaches lasting 4 hours or more for at least 3 months, some of the headaches being ‘migraine’.
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⚡️15 or more headache days per month
⚡️Lasting 4 hours or more hours
⚡️For more than 3 months
BOTOX® is for adults with Chronic Migraine, 15 or more headache days a month, lasting 4 hours or more. It is not approved for adults with migraine who have 14 or fewer headache days a month.
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Who We Are & What We Do
Dr. Algendy is a specialist in interventional pain management and is committed to ensuring the best medical care when you need it most. At Bay State Pain Associates, we use a multidisciplinary approach, which means that patients benefit from various opinions and treatment options. We are dedicated to serving the community, preventing disease and offering preventive care and treatment of pain disorders.
Dr. Algendy, is a double board-certified anesthesiologist and Pain management licensed through the American Board of Anesthesiology, understands the emotions that relate directly to pain management and works with each patient individually to ensure the best possible experience!
He understands on a deeper level what it is like to see someone in chronic pain and has a specific passion for treating pain directly. This stems from his experience and belief that proper pain management is essential and beneficial to patients and their families during an already tough time.