Dr. Aguila explains symptoms of Occipital Neuralgia and lays out treatment options to relieve the pain.
As one of only a few fellowship trained headache surgery specialists in the region, Dr. Aguila offers innovative treatment options including the Sphenocath Procedure which is pain free, done in the office and under local anesthesia. The Sphenocath procedure is done through the nose and it does not involve any needles and it’s not painful. Eighty percent of patients find that they get significant relief. They can drive themselves home.
In most cases, Sphenocath Procedure involves a series of three procedures done at least one day apart, with all three ideally within 10 days of each other.