Occipital nerve block and Maitland physiotherapy: review of treatment techniques based on positive results.





Neck pain, Physical therapy modalities, Nerve block


Cervicogenic headache is a clinical condition that has a direct impact on quality of life and labor productivity and its underdiagnosis and lack of consensus on the appropriate treatment aggravates even more the condition. This work aims to systematize the protocol that has the highest success rate so far, based on the study carried out in Pindamonhangaba, São Paulo, Brazil. The results demonstrated with the occipital block and Maitland physiotherapy were exceptional and its methodology will be carried out as performed during the study.

Conclusion: Regardless of the substance used for the blockade, its combination with Maitland's physiotherapy was shown to be favorable and its description can help other professionals and also enable reproduction in other studies.


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Botelho WGN, Signori LS, César AR de A. Occipital nerve block and Maitland physiotherapy: review of treatment techniques based on positive results. Headache Med [Internet]. 2021 Dec. 4 [cited 2024 Jun. 18];12(3):231-4. Available from: https://headachemedicine.com.br/index.php/hm/article/view/469




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