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What kind of physical medicine can help with migraines?

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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I see many patients whose migraines seem to be triggered by tension in the neck muscles or by irritation of the nerves in the back of the neck (one is called the occipital nerve).
Sometimes these muscles and nerves are irritated by the migraine and not a trigger. Massage, stretching, heat, muscle relaxants can sometimes help. Botox injections into these muscles can also decrease migraine frequency.

In brief: See below

I see many patients whose migraines seem to be triggered by tension in the neck muscles or by irritation of the nerves in the back of the neck (one is called the occipital nerve).
Sometimes these muscles and nerves are irritated by the migraine and not a trigger. Massage, stretching, heat, muscle relaxants can sometimes help. Botox injections into these muscles can also decrease migraine frequency.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Help for migrains.

Depends on the type and the triggers for the migraines.

In brief: Help for migrains.

Depends on the type and the triggers for the migraines.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Douglas Chang
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: They can do a lot

Physical Therapy http://www.
mhni.com/headache-pain-faq/migraine-headaches/physical-therapy-migraine-headaches Medications http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/migraine-headache/basics/treatment/con-20026358 Diet http://www.webmd.com/migraines-headaches/guide/food-related-headaches Behavior http://www.webmd.com/migraines-headaches/features/lifestyle-and-migraine

In brief: They can do a lot

Physical Therapy http://www.
mhni.com/headache-pain-faq/migraine-headaches/physical-therapy-migraine-headaches Medications http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/migraine-headache/basics/treatment/con-20026358 Diet http://www.webmd.com/migraines-headaches/guide/food-related-headaches Behavior http://www.webmd.com/migraines-headaches/features/lifestyle-and-migraine
Dr. Douglas Chang
Dr. Douglas Chang
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