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What Is Occipital Neuralgia & How Is It Treated?

Mark R. McLaughlin, MD, FACS, FAANSMark R. McLaughlin, MD, FAANS, FACS

Most feeling in the back and top of the head is sent to the brain by the two greater occipital nerves. The nerves emerge from between the bones of the spine in the upper neck and make their way through the muscles at the back of the head and into the scalp.

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