The steroid injection reduces the inflammation and swelling of tissue around the occipital nerves. This may in turn reduce pain, and other symptoms caused by inflammation or irritation of the nerves and surrounding structures. Typically, headaches over the back of the head, including certain types of tension headaches and migraine headaches, may respond to occipital nerve blocks.
If you’re experiencing pain from chronic migraines, this type of migraine treatment might be for you. Call our office today at 616-588-7246 to schedule an appointment.