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

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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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The Workplace May Affect Cognition

The Workplace May Affect Cognition

A Florida State University study says that a lack of stimulation in the workplace, and a dirty working environment may have long-term cognitive effects on employees. “Psychologists say that the brain is a muscle, while industrial hygienists point to chemicals in...

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Butter Isn’t Back

Butter Isn’t Back

“The case for eating butter just got stronger,” said a Time magazine article in June. However, a new study found no connection between eating butter and heart disease. Researches looked at 4 studies on approximately 175,000 people to assess butter’s...

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Reading Books May Increase Lifespan

Reading Books May Increase Lifespan

It seems musician Frank Zappa was wrong when he said “so many books, so little time.” According to a new study, reading books could extend lifespan by up to 2 years, and the more often you read, the better. Study co-author Becca R. Levy, a professor of...

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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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About Migraine

The War Against Pain Patients

Opioids have been somewhat overprescribed, with resulting deaths. This has changed, and deaths from prescription opioids has been decreasing the past several years(despite the media reports). There has been an enormous backlash against the use of opioids, with very...

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Obamacare and health care reform

We all like that there are no preexisting condition problems; remember the bad old days, when you lose your job, or insurance, and if you happen to have any medical problems….you could not get insurance. BUT, when they did the healthcare reform, they did not...

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Drug Prices

It is ludicrous that we(in the US) have to put up with prices 5 to 10X what they cost in other countries; the reasons that drug companies state for these prices are not correct; generic companies cite Rand D, and how much it costs to market drugs9they have no R and d:...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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