If you suffer from headaches, you are not alone. There are more than 45 million headache sufferers in the U.S.
Whether yours are frequent or occasional, you know how debilitating they can be. Headaches can range from mild to severe and are a major contributor to missed days at work or school, as well as trips to the doctor. Without proper treatment they can impact your life, interfere with things you enjoy doing or even prevent you from doing activities you once took for granted.
Get answers to managing your pain with our Headache FAQs
Your personalized Headache Relief Program is developed by our headache specialists who will work with you to meet your specific needs and symptoms. Your program may include one of several of our innovative treatment options.
1. Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block: The Sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG) also called the nasal ganglion, is the largest group of nerves outside of the area of the brain cavity and located behind the nose in sinus area and near the throat. With new technology and a modified technique, we are utilizing the Sphenopalatine ganglion block in a minimally invasive and convenient way to deliver pain relief in patients suffering from headache pain. (www.headachecontrolclinic.com)
2. Physical Medicine and Manipulation: Physical medicine stresses the importance of preventive health care and trusts heavily of the wisdom of the human body to know how to care and heal itself. More specifically, this type of treatment plan looks at the whole person, not just the bodily symptom or disease to heal the issue. Physical medicine is there to help remove obstacles and blockages in the body’s path to healing itself. This may mean the use of many different types of medical means including; physical therapy, manipulation of the musculoskeletal system, exercise and preventative patient education.
3. Prescription Medication and Other Treatments: Prescription medications serve as useful tools in helping physicians control patient pain. Often they are a combination of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory, and muscle relaxants. Hormone imbalances, food, and chemical sensitivities are assessed and treated accordingly.
At Scott Medical, we are committed to helping you live the most fulfilling life possible. Our team of multiple disciplinary physicians will provide you with our 3 Step Approach to living a pain-free life.