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Discussion of Greater Occipital Nerve Block for Chronic Migraine

The authors refute a systematic review and meta-analysis of literature on greater occipital nerve block for the treatment of chronic migraine headaches by Shauly and colleagues and published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, citing extensive limitations and claiming the study ultimately raises more questions than answers.

Higher Nerve Sensitivity to Mechanical Stimuli in Tension-Type Headache

Women with vs without frequent episodic tension-type headache (TTH) may have greater nerve sensitivity in response to mechanical stimuli, according to a study in Musculoskeletal Science and Practice. In this case-control, cross-sectional analysis, 32 consecutive women with TTH and 32 age-matched control individuals without a history of headache over the previous year were recruited from…
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