5 Common Types of Headaches: Types, Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment


Headache is a type of pain which occurs in the head or upper neck, and around 50% of adults will experience a headache at least once a year. According to World Health Organization, headache disorders are some of the most common disorders of the nervous system. Headaches are typically classified into three broad categories: [...]

5 Common Types of Headaches: Types, Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment2019-02-25T12:26:18+00:00

How to Deal with Migraine Attacks During Change of Seasons


  What are migraines? Migraines are a primary headache disorder involving episodes of strong headaches, which are sometimes accompanied by visual or sensory symptoms (called “aura”) and nausea, vomiting, blurred vision and cognitive impairment. Millions of people suffer from migraines worldwide. Although migraines are often caused by genetic factors, about [...]

How to Deal with Migraine Attacks During Change of Seasons2019-02-25T13:06:53+00:00

Migraines: Causes, Risk factors and Treatment


What are migraines? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), up to 15% of the world’s population suffers from recurrent migraines. Migraines are a complex headache disorder, and are characterized by recurrent moderate to severe headaches. The onset of migraines typically occurs around puberty, and recurrent migraine episodes typically occur throughout one’s lifetime. Migraine [...]

Migraines: Causes, Risk factors and Treatment2019-02-25T13:19:56+00:00

Migraines, Headaches and Neck Pain: What’s Going On


Neck Pain and Migraine Headache If you suffer from headaches, most times you will notice neck stiffness or tightness. You may always feel pulled forward in your posture, can’t get your shoulders back. You may have been told that you have “rocks in your shoulders and upper back”. You can’t check your blind spots [...]

Migraines, Headaches and Neck Pain: What’s Going On2019-02-25T13:25:57+00:00

5 Unexpected Triggers of Migraine Headaches


After being in the chronic pain area for 15 years now, I’m always learning about new triggers for headaches and migraines. Some are traditional, and some are things we encounter every day and not think that they could be the cause. When it comes down to it, inflammation is the single thing that unites [...]

5 Unexpected Triggers of Migraine Headaches2019-02-25T13:30:47+00:00

Covid-19 Update

Headache, Migraine & Concussion Centre is here to serve patients during the COVID-19 outbreak. We can see patients who require medical attention and do NOT have symptoms of fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, cold / flu illness.

Our clinic has taken the following precautions to protect both you and our staff:

  1. As always, please let one of the front staff know you have arrived and have a seat in the waiting room. No sign in is required.

  2. We will not have more than one patient in the waiting room at any point in time.

  3. Blood pressure will not be taken during this crisis.

  4. When booking future appointments please stay back from the front desk.

  5. When making payment please wait until you are told to step forward to use debit machine.

  6. Between patients the debit machine is wiped down to reduce cross contamination.

  7. All doctors are wearing masks and gloves during all patient contact.

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