Occipital nerve stimulators

A.Prof Frank Gaillard and Dr Ian Bickle et al.

Occipital nerve stimulators are a type of neuromodulation therapy aimed at treating chronic refractory headache and craniofacial pain such as occipital neuralgia 1-3. This form of non-pharmaceutical therapy involves an implantable device composed of an electrode and a pulse generator. The leads are placed superficially in the region of the greater occipital and lesser occipital nerves.

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