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Migraines & Primary Headaches

Overview:

Primary headaches are a common problem that many people experience at some point in their lifetime. These headaches are not a symptom of an underlying illness and are usually caused by the overactivity of pain-sensitive structures in the head. Primary headaches typically include migraines, tension headaches, and cluster headaches. While such headaches can cause throbbing pain, there are several ways to relieve this pain and discomfort.

Symptoms:

Primary headache symptoms include:

  • Throbbing pain, usually on one side of the head
  • Blurred vision
  • Fatigue
  • Sensitivity to light, sound, and colors
  • Nausea

Causes:

A primary headache is the result of problems involving the structures of the head and neck. A primary headache may be due to overactivity of:

  • Specific areas of the brain
  • Muscles
  • Nerves
  • Brain chemicals
  • Blood vessels

Treatment:

Understanding what is causing the headache can help a person take appropriate action to treat their issue. The main treatments for primary headaches are rest and pain relief medication, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Treatment can also include:

We understand that each patient’s pain is unique. Therefore, the treatment recommended to each patient will be personalized to fit their condition and lifestyle. Our multi-disciplinary team of physicians offers advanced interventional and minimally-invasive techniques to help treat chronic, complex pain. Schedule an appointment today to discuss your concerns and what treatment options might be right for you!

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Office Locations

Center for Interventional Pain & Spine, LLC has multiple convenient locations to serve you. Get started by requesting an appointment at any of our offices located in Delaware and Pennsylvania areas near major hospitals and highways.

  • Delaware
  • Pennsylvania
Silverside Carr Corporate Center
405 Silverside Road, Suite 104, Wilmington, DE 19809
844-365-PAIN (7246)
302-792-1372
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Brandywine Town Center
3401 Brandywine Parkway, Suite 202, Wilmington, DE 19803
844-365-PAIN (7246)
302-477-6955
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Sandhill Plaza
118 Sandhill Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, DE 19709
844-365-PAIN (7246)
302-378-0941
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The Helen F. Graham Cancer Center
4701 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Suite 1200, Newark, DE 19713
844-365-PAIN (7246)
302-792-1372
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Pike Creek Sports Medicine and Professional Center
3105 Limestone Road, Suite 300, Wilmington, DE 19808
844-365-PAIN (7246)
302-482-2212
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Halpern Medical Plaza
1197 Airport Road, Second Floor, Suite 5, Milford, DE 19963
844-365-PAIN (7246)
302-503-3432
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Surgical Center Affiliations

  • Delaware
  • Pennsylvania
Orthopaedic Specialist Surgery Center
1096 Old Churchmans Road, Newark, DE 19713
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Delaware Outpatient Center for Surgery
774 Christiana Road, Ste 2, Bldg B, Newark, DE 19713
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Wilmington Hospital
501 W. 14th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
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Wilmington Roxana Canon Arsht Surgicenter
625 W. 12th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
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First State Surgery Center
1000 Twin C Lane, Suite 200, Newark, DE 19713
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Delaware Surgery Center
200 Banning Street, Suite 110, Dover , DE 19904
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