Results for: Occipital-neuralgia

What is neuralgia?

Neuralgia is a sharp pain that affects nerves, whether it be individual nerves or a group of nerves. Neuralgia is a special type of pain in that it occurs without the stimulat (MORE)

Why did Steriod medication not work for your occipital neuralgia--will chiropractic help?

If the steroids did not work there are a couple of possibilities: - First, how was your occipital neuralgia diagnosed? Occipital neuralgia implies damage to the nerves that (MORE)

Will a chiropractor help occipital neuralgia?

Occipital neuralgia implies damage to the nerves that innervate the dermatomes of your head (occipital nerves), from trauma, tumor, etc. That being said, misdiagnosed is commo (MORE)

Could whiplash cause Occipital neuralgia?

My Doc says yes 2 months after a whiplash injury (in which my neck and left arm were mostly bothered) my occipital neuralgia kicked in fiercely. Especially on the left hand si (MORE)

Can neurontin help occipital neuralgia?

Seems to have worked like a charm for me. Old whiplash (20 years ago) with re-whiplash 4 years ago when a ladder fell straight down had left me with daily occipital pain for p (MORE)

Can a chiropractor help with Occipital neuralgia?

There is no concrete evidence to support chiropractic for the treatment of occipital neuralgia, although there are a few case reports found in the literature describing people (MORE)
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What are the causes of occipital neuralgia?

Occipital neuralgia causes pain in the occipital nerves that run along the spinal cord and can be hard to diagnose since it gets often confused with a headache or a migraine. (MORE)

How do you treat severe occipital neuralgia?

Occipital neuralgia is a headache syndrome that can be either  primary or secondary. Secondary headaches are associated with an  underlying disease that may include trauma, (MORE)