When a blood vessel presses on the trigeminal nerve, it creates a potentially harmful situation for the nerve. As the heart beats, the blood vessel rubs the nerve, eventually eroding the membrane and irritating the nerve. The result is the feeling of sharp pain in one or more areas of the face, which can be brought on during various activities involving the face, like brushing teeth or swallowing. Pain can occur in clusters for days, weeks or months and cease from several months to several years at a time.e forehead, temples, back of the neck or back of the head, and a tight sensation around the head or neck.


At the Migraine Institute, Dr. Rodriguez and his highly qualified staff specialize in migraine treatments in a variety of ways. Their advanced diagnostic technologies have the capabilities you need to regain control of your pain and help you find relief. Since not all pain is the same, not all treatments will be the same. Our specialist at the migraine center strives to efficiently diagnose your condition and custom-tailors each headache & migraine treatment to fit your needs and recovery goals. If your body does not respond effectively to the initial migraine treatment, Dr. Rodriguez seeks additional ways to help you. The compassionate and experienced team behind The Migraine Institute conducts scheduled reassessments after your treatment to ensure your pain is manageable and kept under control.

The Migraine Institute is committed to diagnosing the problem and finding the best pain relief solution for you. View our list of migraine treatment options and contact us today for more information or to schedule an appointment.

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