This is my first time posting on this forum. I have what my neurologist calls “a complex case of migraine,” whatever that means. I have daily chronic migraine. I have tried several preventatives, and do not tolerate triptans. He mentioned botox injections, and although I am ready to try almost anything, that is not one of them. He has sent a consult in to a pain clinic for occipital trigger point injections.
I realize all treatments/ meds results vary from person to person. I am interested to know if anyone has been treated with these injections, and what the side effects are. My job requires me to drive hundreds of miles a week, and I am worried about pain/ stiffness in the neck and head. What was your experience?
I can’t afford to miss anymore work. I have depleted my sick leave, and will have to use annual leave just to get to appointments. My job also is very noisy, and even with hearing protection, causes my head to split. I also worry about driving so much. I may have to get a medical retirement. I love my job, but my migraines have gotten worse since I started.
Thanks for any input!