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Occipital Neuralgia

Occipital Neuralgia is a condition in which the nerves that run from the top of the spinal cord up through the scalp, called the occipital nerves, are inflamed or injured. You might feel pain in the back of your head or the base of your skull.

Symptoms

- Aching, burning, and throbbing pain that typically starts at the base of the head and goes to the scalp

- Pain on one or both sides of the head

- Pain behind the eye

- Sensitivity to light

- Tender scalp

- Pain when you move your neck

Treatment Options

 If headaches, nausea, dizziness, balance problems, or confusion persist, our specialists may perform a neurological exam to check your vision, hearing, strength, balance, coordination, and reflexes.

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