I've not had success with the procedures my headache neurologist has provided, except for his acute care and a 1 week and 5 day complete relief from migraines after trigger point injections.
My dr. Said I need to try Botox "his way" (I' had it for three years at another neuro's office with no success). If that doesn't work, he's going to send me to a plastic surgeon for radio frequency ablation and/or nerve decompression surgery.
Has anyone had these procedures? My migraines seem to be mainly triggered by moving my neck too much (turning to the side to look out the car window for three to five minutes will give me a migraine). The pain starts at the base of my head in the occipital area and spreads around to the sides of my head. At other times, I will have pain originating in my temples and areas on the side close to there, and then my head will hurt anywhere something touches it. So it's like I have two separate types of migraines.
I'm looking to hear from anyone who has similar experiences and had one or both of these procedures done. I've read a lot of mixed information in the scientific articles on these procedures, and I've read little of what the recovery from these procedures is like. The only thing I've heard is from my dr, who said my neck would be sore for a few days after radio frequency ablation.
Any information would be welcome! Thanks,