What Is Occipital Nerve Stimulation?

What Is Occipital Nerve Stimulation?

If you have had constant headaches throughout your life, you know that most treatments offer little to no help.  Occipital Nerve Stimulation is a surgical procedure that targets one or more of the occipital nerves (greater, lesser, and third occipital nerves) which transmit most of the pain. In certain headache syndromes, other nerves may be targeted (for example the supraorbital and supratrochlear nerves). During the procedure, a small amount of electrical current is used to suppress these nerves, which helps to mask the pain that you are feeling. This procedure is ordinarily non-destructive and reversible.

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Sympathetic Ganglion Blocks

Sympathetic Ganglion Blocks

Pain can be caused by several different possibilities.  One common pain condition that occurs after an accident is called Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome(CRPS). This is just an example of one chronic pain condition. If you have had an accident, or are experiencing chronic pain, you may be a great candidate for IPS procedures.

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