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Headache that feels like a burning sensation in front and sometimes back of head. i do have a neck injury from a recent car accident. what kind of headache is this? it started last night, then got better during the day and now it's back?

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Dr. Steven Simon
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Tension type HA: Cervical alignment and Muscle balance are frequently lost after motor vehicle accidents, causing pressure on cervical nerve outflow. Some of them innervate the greater occipital nerves which Can cause many headaches. A PMR doc can evaluate this, prescribe physical therapy or give injections to relax muscles or desensitize nerves, and meds to help. Cervical pillows can help til them]n. Good luck

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