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The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
Headaches: Tension headaches are caused by muscle spasm in the neck itself. They can be brought on by stress or holding your head in a certain position for a prolonged period of time. Cervogenic headaches are generally due to a cervical disc or facet issue. These headaches usually require epidurals to help resolve. Both types of ha can produce traction on the occipital nerves which can cause neuritis. ...Read more
Junction head/spine: Cervicogenic headaches come about as a result of some dysfunction or pathology in the cervical region of the spinal column such as may happen after a fracture or surgery, etc. It can come about from stretch or compression injuries without fracture. They can be severe in their intensity and difficult to treat but diagnosing them properly can be sometimes even more difficult. ...Read more
Migraines up to 4x week caused by neck. Neck is always rock hard, stiff, painful. What causing this? Could it be cervicogenic headache?
In regard to cervicogenic headaches, in which areas of the head/face does the pain usually occur? Can it be related to or coincide w/tmj symptoms?
Absolutely: Tmj is a descending structural problem that can extend down the body. Most TMJ pts have cervical instability and present with kyphotic spines. Cervicogenic headache usually are at the base of the head. Tmj at in the temples but you can't always separarate the two. Unstable jaw position leads to an unstable neck and eventually postural changes down the body. Recommend treating TMJ and chiropractic. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long is the pain from a cervicogenic headache supposed to last. I am hypermobile and have been in excruciating pain for weeks. Diagnosed last week?
Until relieved: Cervicogenic means it is coming from the neck and there is an unstable vertebra in the neck causing the headaches. Best treatment to get stabilized in prolotherapy . No surgery . No dangerous drugs. Relief is permanent do it soon find a doctor who does this at www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A good medication for cervicogenic headaches caused by neck arthiritis. Had nerve block injections but still get headaches every other day.
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