headache medicine

Broaching Cluster

Broaching Cluster

My New Year resolution for IHC is to increase awareness for headache and facial pain.  I will take the next several blog posts to go over basic headache information and some lifestyle strategies that can help. In general, terms used to describe primary headache syndromes are often misunderstood and misused.

Primary headache syndromes include migraine, tension-type headache, and trigeminal autonomic cephalgias. Among the TACs is the most painful headache condition known to mankind: the cluster headache.

Growing a Clinic

Growing a Clinic

As a soon to be mother of four, 18 months of growing a clinic baby sounds pretty grueling.  It IS worth it. This would ultimately be to make life better not only for my patients, my staff, my family and little old me, but also for the future of medicine, and the headache and facial pain population.

Reflecting on Feedback - Clinic Structure

Reflecting on Feedback - Clinic Structure

Okay! The more and more I researched Direct Primary Care, and looked into how headache clinics around the country were structured, the more I realized this could really transform headache care across the nation and beyond – perhaps. 

Obtaining feedback from physicians, patients and friends allowed me to reflect on a working headache and facial pain clinic structure.

A Passion for Headache & Facial Pain

A Passion for Headache & Facial Pain

Why did I pick neurology and specifically, headache medicine? 

In a nutshell, it is fascinating and there is a lot of good to be done, especially given that the headache and facial pain population is underserved with a paucity of doctors who have specific training in this area.