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Occipital Nerve Blocks

Occipital Nerve Blocks

Occipital Nerve Blocks are procedures used to treat various types of headaches, including migraines. Local anesthetic with or without a small dose of corticosteroid is used in this injection. The medication is administered to the back of the head near the greater and lesser occipital nerves.  This procedure takes approximately 5 minutes to perform and are usually performed using a local anesthetic.

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