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Occipital Neuralgia

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NYPMD Pain Doctors - Occipital Neuralgia:

  • Overview:

    • Occipital neuralgia is a neurological condition characterized by severe, stabbing pain in the upper neck and back of the head.

  • Causes:

    • Compression or irritation of the occipital nerves.

    • Trauma or injury.

    • Tension in the neck muscles.

  • Symptoms:

    • Intense, sharp pain in the back of the head.

    • Sensitivity to light.

    • Pain with neck movement.

  • Diagnosis:

    • Clinical examination.

    • Imaging studies (MRI).

  • Treatment Options:

    • Non-Surgical:

      • Medications for pain relief.

      • Physical therapy.

    • Interventional Procedures:

      • Occipital nerve blocks.

      • Botox injections.

    • Surgical Options (if needed):

      • Decompression surgery.

  • Expert Care Outside New York:

    • Consult with NYPMD pain doctors for specialized treatment.

    • Personalized approach for effective occipital neuralgia management.

Note: This is a brief overview. Consultation with NYPMD specialists is recommended for personalized advice and treatment.

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