Occipital Neuralgia or C2 Neuralgia can cause very intense pain that feels like a jabbing, sharp electric shock like sensation in the back of the head and neck. Primary treatment consists of pain relievers or analgesics that may be effective in reducing the pain.
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Occipital Neuralgia - Occipital neuralgia is characterized by severe pain that begins in the upper neck and back of the head. This pain is typically one-sided, although it can be on both sides if both occipital nerves have been affected. Additionally, the pain may radiate forward toward the eye, as it follows the path of the occipital nerve(s). Individuals may notice blurred vision as the pain radiates near or behind the eye. Because chronic headaches are a common symptom of numerous…