When should I see a neurologist about a headache?

We usually ask a general practitioner to assess a headache before a neurology referral is requested. The reason for this is as the cause of the headache can be multiple. Many non-neurological problems such as an ear, nose, throat abnormality such as sinusitis or dental abnormalities such as abnormal tooth or a tooth abscess can…

What causes headaches? – Dan Kwartler

In ancient Greece, headaches were considered powerful afflictions. Victims prayed for relief from Asclepius, the god of medicine. And if pain continued, a medical practitioner would perform the best-known remedy— drilling a small hole in the skull to drain supposedly infected blood. This dire technique, called trepanation, often replaced the headache with a more permanent…

FAQs: Headaches After Head Injuries

People that suffer concussions or mild head injuries in car wrecks or other accidents will frequently have headaches, sometimes they’ll have other symptoms as well. But the medical literature reports that eighty to ninety percent of people that suffer a concussion report having headaches. The issue is if those headaches persist for any length of…

Cervicogenic Headache

In this video we’ll take a look at the characteristics and presentation of cervicogenic headache Get our very own Assessment Ebook and Mobile App! Links are in the video description Hi and welcome back to Physiotutors! Headaches can manifest on their own, but are also a very common symptom in neck pain patients as more…