Nerve Block for the Treatment of Headaches...

Background.—Several studies have presented evidence that blocking peripheral nerves is effective for the treatment of some headaches and cranial neuralgias, resulting in reduction of the frequency, intensity, and duration of pain. Objectives.—In this article we describe the role of nerve block in the treatment of headaches and cranial neuralgias, and the experience of a tertiary headache center regarding this issue.We also report the anatomical landmarks, techniques,materials used, contraindicat

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