Head Pain Referral During Examination of the Neck in Migraine and Tension-Type Headache

Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 05/25/2012

The data support the continuum concept of headache, one in which noxious cervical afferent information may well be significantly underestimated. The high incidence of reproduction of headache supports the evaluation of musculoskeletal features in patients presenting with migrainous and tension–type headache (TTH) symptoms. This, in turn, may have important implications for understanding the pathophysiology of headache and developing alternative treatment options.

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