Robbins Headache Clinic

For more than 25 years, headache sufferers in the Chicago area have found relief from their pain, thanks to our cutting-edge treatment based on the latest advancements in the field. Dr. Larry Robbins, M.D., and Nurse Practitioner Brooke Phenicie, NP-C, use a comprehensive combination of remedies for migraines, tension headaches and cluster headaches. To start your individualized treatment plan, call and make an appointment.

2610 Lake Cook Road, Suite 160
Riverwoods, IL 60015
847.374.9399

Robbins Book Adv Headache“NEW BOOK FROM DR. ROBBINS: ADVANCED HEADACHE THERAPY(ON AMAZON)

Treatment of headache at all ages. Hundreds of clinical tips/pearls. What to do when nothing works. Psychological conditions that often accompany severe headaches. Cutting edge medications and non-medicine approaches.”

Hailed as “…the #1 resource for what to do for those with very difficult to treat headaches“….

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“News From the World of Medicine”

“News From the World of Medicine”

Experts estimate that half of us will be nearsighted by 2050, thanks to a surge in the amount of time we spend indoors staring at phones and computers, says a new report in the journal Ophtalmology. Researchers recommend cutting back on screen time and getting outside... read more
Surprising Skin Cancer Threats

Surprising Skin Cancer Threats

You start your day with OJ. Some sour news for citrus lovers. People who consumed citrus, like orange juice or a grapefruit, at least once a day had a 36% higher skin cancer risk compared with those who consumed citrus fewer than two times a week, according to a study... read more
Social Media and the Mind

Social Media and the Mind

Changing how you interact with social media may alleviate its negative effects. Spending a lot of time on Facebook is linked to diminished well-being, according to many studies. Yet questions linger about cause and effect – perhaps people who are already lonely... read more
The Risks and Myths of Dehydration

The Risks and Myths of Dehydration

Truth to tell, sometimes I don’t follow my own advice, and when I suffer the consequences, I rediscover why I offer it. I’ve long recommended drinking plenty of water, perhaps a glass with every meal and another glass or two between meals. If not plan... read more

Sports Injury

Football and Brain Injury

Football and Brain Injury

Learn about the risks of brain damage from youth tackle football, and what can be done to protect our young athletes. Dr. Robbins launched a public awareness campaign in December 2012 to warn people that despite the sport’s many benefits, we are increasingly... read more
Hockey Safety and Brain Trauma

Hockey Safety and Brain Trauma

We are only dealt one brain for a lifetime. Hockey luddites have traditionally dismissed brain traumas with “don’t worry, it’s only your coconut”. However, even big, tough hockey players suffer mightily from the result of repetitive head traumas. A recent rash of... read more
Heading the Ball Causes Brain Damage

Heading the Ball Causes Brain Damage

Heading a soccer ball is not as innocuous as once was thought. Headers sometimes result in a concussion. Thousands of headers over a career may lead to permanent brain damage. A growing body of evidence points to the adverse effects of multiple headers. One... read more
International Concussion Conference

International Concussion Conference

Medical experts and NFL officials are gathering this Saturday in London to address the diagnosis and treatment of player concussions. Concussions and head trauma suffered by athletes remain a controversial topic, prompting many contact sports to change rules and adopt... read more

About Migraine

Tool Identifies Chronic Migraine

Tool Identifies Chronic Migraine

According to research published in the March issue of Cephalgia, a 12-item case-finding tool correctly classifies most people with migraine and chronic migraine. The tool, which is called Identify Chronic Migraine (ID-CM), classifies migraine with a sensitivity of... read more
Truths Migraineurs Wish Others Understood

Truths Migraineurs Wish Others Understood

“It’s not something I can control and it’s not my fault.” Sara Byk “It’s different for everyone. So the ones your sister’s cousin’s uncle’s ex-fiancee had are not the same as mine.” Kim Robinson “Please... read more
The Relationship Between Migraine and Anxiety

The Relationship Between Migraine and Anxiety

May is mental health month. It’s also a month when, almost without fail, my anxiety starts to skyrocket to levels rarely seen outside of the summer months. Now, then, is as good a time as any to discuss the numerous links between the two. Many of us are aware... read more
A Discussion On A Different Way To Treat Migraine

A Discussion On A Different Way To Treat Migraine

You are invited to join Dr. Lawrence Robbins, MD on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 5:45 pm central at the Hyatt Deerfield, 1750 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, Illinois. Please RSVP (866) 227-9788 ext. 1034078 We will have an interactive discussion on... read more

Headaches in Children

Concussion in Young Children

Concussion in Young Children

A study by researchers at CHU Saint-Justine mother-child research hospital (affiliated with the University of Montreal), recently published in the Journal of Neuropsychology, reveals the adverse effects of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) on the quality of... read more
“When Stigma Hurts Your Kids”

“When Stigma Hurts Your Kids”

Blogger, migraineur, Professional counselor, herbalist, and Reiki Master, Tammy Rome shares her extensive personal experiences, at migraine.com and on her own blog, Brain Storm…. Just when I think the world is finally making progress to understand migraine, a... read more
Less Sugar Improves Children’s Health

Less Sugar Improves Children’s Health

A rigorous new study has found that obese children who cut back on their sugar intake see improvements in their blood pressure, cholesterol readings and other markers of health after just 10 days. The new research may help shed light on a question scientists have long... read more
Kids and Concussions

Kids and Concussions

According to the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, sports-related concussions account for more than half of all emergency room visits by children aged 8 through 13. A child who has had a concussion is one and a half times more likely to have another, and... read more

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