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  • kr50 January 31, 2013
    kr50
    January 31, 2013

    I have had an occipital nerve block.  I have chronic pain issues due to a removal of a brain tumor.  The nerve block works for me in about 50% of the time.  I still have pain afterwards but am giving enough pain meds to make me sleep it off.  It takes about a week to get the full effect. This procedure I have about 2 times a year.  I was told that is a very precisive procedure and if the Dr. is not accurate in technique it will not work. That is why I say it is 50% effective.  I have gotten relief and for my opionion it is well worth it.

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