Post-traumatic headaches are those that are induced by trauma to the head and/or neck. Post-traumatic headaches are one of the most common secondary headache disorders. Diagnosis is based upon the temporal relationship of headache onset with trauma and exclusion of other potential headache causes. Post-traumatic headaches follow variable courses, with the majority resolving within the first 3 months (acute form) and some persisting beyond the initial 3 months (chronic form). Treatment often requires a multimodal approach, combining medications, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and physical therapies, all while ensuring avoidance of acute headache medication overuse.
KeywordsTraumatic Brain Injury Glasgow Coma Scale Head Trauma Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Motor Vehicle Accident
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