A cervicogenic headache is a headache caused by underlying issues of the cervical spine. The right neck treatment can relieve neck pain and headaches simultaneously .
Referred pain is when the pain you perceive in one part of the body isn’t actually the true source of the pain. Headaches can be referred pain.
What causes cervicogenic headaches?
Cervicogenic headache are caused by a disorder of the cervical spine and its component bone, disc and/or soft tissue elements.
How do I know it’s a cervicogenic headache?
This kind of headache is often misunderstood. Dr. Joyal will do a careful assessment to see if the headache is a migraine or tension type. A nerve block may be used to diagnose the condition, and to treat it.