- 307.81 Tension headache
- 339 Other headache syndromes
- 339.0 Cluster headaches and other trigeminal
- 339.1 Tension type headache
- 339.2 Post-traumatic headache
- 339.3 Drug-induced headache, not elsewhere
- 339.4 Complicated headache syndromes
- 339.8 Other specified headache syndromes
- G43 Migraine
- G44 Other headache syndromes
- G44.009 Cluster headache syndrome, unspecified, not intractable
- Pain in the head or neck region
- Severe episodes of intense pain
- Hypersensitivity to light and sound
- Many triggers
- National Institute of Health (NIH): vascular headache is 1
of 4 classifications of headaches2
- ICDH-II (International Classification of Headache
- Considered a secondary headache
- NIH: vascular headaches include
- Headaches can be harmless, disabling, or life-threatening.
- Headaches can be a sign of something more severe in the head/brain
- Vision problems and sinuses can cause headaches.
- Differential features of headaches in children
- Pulsating pain
- Sensitivity to light
- Sensitivity to sound
- One or both sides of the head
- Aggravated with routine activity
- Cluster headaches
- Severe headaches
- Short lasting
- Symptoms around the eye
- Difficulty maintaining sustained sitting postures secondary
to neck pain
- Inability to sleep
- Weakness with upper extremity (UE) lifting
- Inability to drive or work secondary to the inability to tolerate
light or sound
- Forward head, rounded shoulders posture due to tight pectoralis,
weak periscapular, and deep neck flexor muscles
- Prolonged position of cervical side bending towards impaired
nerve or prolonged extension
- Facet hypertrophy
- Nutrition deficiency
- Vascular insufficiency
- Muscular tightness
- MRI helpful in diagnosis to visualize the head/brain
- X-ray/plain film radiograph helpful if
osteophyte located in intervertebral foramen in cervical spine
- Doppler blood flow test
- Optometrist for an eye exam
- Restricted mobility of the upper/mid-thoracic spine
and subcranial spine
- Hypermobile mid-cervical spine
- Tight pectoralis major and minor
- Weakness noted of longus coli and longus capitus
- Weakness noted of periscapular muscles
- Joint manipulation to ...
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