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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Loneliness

Loneliness

Isolation and loneliness are commonly encountered in our "modern" society. This article(NY Times) touches on loneliness in older folk; however, I also see quite a bit of isolation and loneliness in younger people. It takes a lot of work to connect and form new...

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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 learning...

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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...

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About Migraine

Dr. Robbins Rants(?Riffs)

Dr. Robbins Rants(?Riffs)

Some miscellaneous rantings: DRUG PRICES: In the U.S., looney tunes; take DHE: this useful med has been around since 1945(very few bad side effects since then), used SQ at home, or in office, like a triptan...works for many when nothing else does....DHE used to be $3...

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Headaches in Children

Dr. Robbins Rants(?Riffs)

Dr. Robbins Rants(?Riffs)

Some miscellaneous rantings: DRUG PRICES: In the U.S., looney tunes; take DHE: this useful med has been around since 1945(very few bad side effects since then), used SQ at home, or in office, like a triptan...works for many when nothing else does....DHE used to be $3...

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Medication Overuse Headache Overdiagnosed…and More……

Medication Overuse Headache Overdiagnosed…and More……

I consistently see medication overuse headache(MOH) conflated and confused with medication overuse(MO); however we want to define MO(say, 11+ days of analgesic use per month, or...11+ days of butalbital/opioid/triptan use per month or....), that does NOT mean that the...

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Literature Update

Literature Update

Some interesting newer studies: 1.A study of older(60+, average age 71) headache patients indicated that peripheral nerve blocks(mostly occipital nerve blocks, and some others) given weekly for 4 weeks works pretty well for the chronic migraine. We need studies on...

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