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... too good to be true! I've had Greater and lesser occipital nerve blocks done before which never really helped, but I've been told that ON blocks aren't predictive of whether ON stimulation will help with pain. ... (4 replies)
... WOW!! How did you and your doc come to the conclusion of the stimulator implant working??? Did it work in physical therapy?? I tried for a while and never had success. I had double whiplash in 97. My headaches didnít come on for over 2 years. I had a third occipital block done and it didnít work at all. I also found out from physical therapy that my problems stem from... (4 replies)
... for disc bulge with some nerve pain. I also have migranes and pain under the occipital area. ... (0 replies)

... Sorry you are still dealing with this. I think a headache clinic and/or pain clinic would be a good idea. Although it may seem like you have run out of options, a good out of the box thinking type of doctor should have more ideas. There may be some meds similar to what you have tried before that are worth a shot, a different combination of treatments, a treatment done in a... (6 replies)
... Thank you for sharing that with me! Wow for going thru it with only Valium. (3 replies)
... peripheral nerve stimulation. ... (3 replies)
... Above the hair line is definitely c3. Just a side note c1 & c2 are respectively the axis and atlas. They are atypical in their shapes compared to your other discs. Basically the axis sits on a protuberance in the atlas which allows your head to pivot from side to side. Further notes on the home made Moist heat pack. First your co-worker would stitch one of the ends and... (17 replies)
... relief. I still get nerve blocks and I also get RFA procedures. I am on the same level of medication now that I started on 6 years ago. For me, that is ok. ... (2 replies)
... Luckily, at least from what you have stated, there is no mention of there being impingement on the spinal canal or nerve roots which would be causing you variable amounts of pain, numbness, tingling, deep aching, etc. ... (10 replies)
... C2. I had occipital nerve injections and they didn't do any good at all. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks for the ideas and information. Sorry my reply is thrown together and might not make much sense. Let me try to answer some of your questions. I only get migraines when my headaches arenít controlled and go untreated. I see aura and then get a 2-3 day migraine. They have reduced from 4-5 a month to 1-2. I take Maxalt MLT and it seems to work well. My daily... (6 replies)
... Anyway . . . she was a great help in finding the exact area and problem. Then they did nerve block injections and they were too low to help. ... (11 replies)
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... Hi Jane, Thanks for the info. I just had more facet blocks done c5/6 yesterday. I am feeling numb and pain free so lets hope it lasts. My neuro also suggested a nerve block shot c1/2 as I have some problems there also(headaches)and have had lots after the facet blocks. Have you had this? I am also seeing a surgeon re the disc replacement so I will let you know what I find... (10 replies)




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