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
“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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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 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
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
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 those...read more
Headaches in Children
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...read more
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...read more