Greater occipital nerve block in migraine prophylaxis: Narrative review

Inan L. E. , İNAN N., Unal-Artik H. A. , Atac C., Babaoglu G.

CEPHALALGIA, vol.39, no.7, pp.908-920, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0333102418821669
  • Journal Name: CEPHALALGIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.908-920
  • Keywords: Greater occipital nerve block, migraine, EFFICACY, STIMULATION, HEADACHES, PAIN


Objectives The importance and popularity of peripheral nerve block procedures have increased in the treatment of migraine. Greater occipital nerve (GON) block is a commonly used peripheral nerve block method, and there are numerous researches on its use in migraine treatment.