Discussing Migraine Treatment Access

Overview

While insurance programs might not cover treatments like acupuncture and neuromodulation for migraine, these treatments do provide an alternative to prescription and over-the-counter medications. Our experts explain the cost-benefit breakdowns of treatments not typically covered by insurance to give you the information you need to help patients make informed choices. 

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Videos

Neuromodulation as a Treatment for Migraine

Neuromodulation is the modulation or manipulation of the central pain system via invasive or non-invasive electrical pulses or magnetic pulses. Umer Najib, MD, FAHS, highlighted three types of FDA-approved non-invasive neuromodulation in this video.

News & Articles

The Future of Neuromodulation: Q&A | American Headache Society

The future of pain management looks bright. Michael Oshinsky, PhD, discusses the future of neuromodulation technology in this Q&A.Read More

Neuromodulation as a Treatment for Migraine | AHS

Umer Najib, MD, FAHS, shares who is a suitable candidate for non-invasive neuromodulation and explains how to gauge treatment success.Read More

Non-Invasive Migraine Treatment Options: Q&A With Dr. Stewart Tepper

Dr. Stewart Tepper of Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth details non-invasive neuromodulation devices that can effectively treat and prevent migraine.Read More

Patient Resources

Comorbidities of Migraine | American Migraine Foundation

It is common for people living with migraine to experience at least one comorbidity. Luckily, most comorbidities of migraine can be treated in some way.Read More

Understanding Migraine Treatment in the Emergency Room | AMF

If you need to visit the ER for migraine, learn what to expect and how to self-advocate for better treatment and care.Read More

Migraine and Stroke: Reducing Your Risk as a Patient

Migraine attacks accompanied by aura are associated with stroke and heart disease. Learn how to recognize warning signs and risk factors.Read More

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