Headache for the Pain Practitioner (316)

3:30–4:30 pm Saturday, March 9

Migraine is the second most common type of pain experienced in the US. It is important for the pain provider to understand how to effectively manage this common pain complaint. The goal of this session is to address updates in headache treatment, medically and interventionally for the pain practitioner.

Chronic Migraine: I Have Tried Everything I Know How to Do, Now What?

Meredith J. Barad, MD

Is There a Role for Nerve Blocks in Headache?

Nathaniel Marc Schuster, MD

Cervicogenic Headache: Diagnosis and Treatment

Narayan Kissoon, MD

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the most up to date treatment recommendations for migraine and the most interesting research from the past year.
  • Understand the role of nerve blocks in headache treatment.
  • Understand the difference between cervicogenic headache and migraine and the treatment differentiations.
Faculty:

Nathaniel Marc Schuster, MD

Narayan Kissoon, MD

Moderator:

Meredith J. Barad, MD