Neurostimulators & Migraine Headaches: What the Primary Care Provider Needs to Know

Susan Hutchinson, MD

Neurostimulators are an emerging treatment option for migraine patients who want non-pharmacologic treatment. Find out what you know about the three devices approved for use in the US.

Neurostimulators are emerging as a treatment option for migraine headache patients seeking non-pharmacologic treatment. A basic knowledge and understanding of the current stimulators available can help primary care physicians counsel headache patients and make an optimal therapeutic choice. Exactly how and where they fit into headache managment will become clearer as the tehcnology continues to evolve.