Who is a good candidate for Migraine surgery?

Patient selection is the most important factor for successful surgical treatment of migraine headaches. Although it has been commonly known as migraine surgery, the treatment is meant to target a specific group of patients who are diagnosed with “chronic migraines”.  It is believed that many of the patients who are considered chronic migraineurs actually suffer from nerve compression headaches. Surgery aims at releasing nerve compression through small incisions.  Headache history is very critical in identifying surgical candidates. Here are some pointers on who could benefit from surgical treatment. Patients typically have 15 or more headaches per month. Patients with chronic… Continue Reading →