My Mother has suffered from phn for 6 years now & no one seems to know how to help her anymore. She currently has a pain pump but I believe the lead doesn't reach far enough up her spine to the area of her pain. She is affected on the right side of her head, ear & neck & the lead only goes up to the middle of the back of her neck. She's gone through nerve stimulator's twice, medications, nerve blocks etc... & nothing has helped. What can we do? She's desperate! Please Help, Anyone, any ideas?
Can Botox Be Injected into the Scalp for Phn Head Pain & Also on Neck?
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Botox For Head & Neck Pain
Botox has been FDA approved to help relieve pain in areas such as the head and neck to relieve discomfort when coming from something such as migraines. I would recommend that your mother schedule a consult with her/a neurologist to talk about alternative options such as Botox and make sure that her insurance covers something like that before proceeding with it. “Dr. D”
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