Therapeutic Nerve Blocks
This is really a continuation of Chap. 9, Diagnostic Nerve Blocks.
With the history and physical exam, we look for a “trigger point” or where the pain or headache seems to start. This can identify which nerves innervate that area. The sensory nerves which innervate the face and head are actually easy to learn and we feel can help diagnose the nerves involved and allow treatment for the pain.
KeywordsTherapeutic nerve blocks Trigger points Migraine headaches Trigeminal nerve Greater occipital nerve Lesser occipital nerve
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