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Your First Appointment


What to expect at your appointment with the physician:

  • The initial New Patient appointment with the physician is approximately one hour.
    • A thorough medical and headache history evaluation will be performed.
    • Past medical treatments will be reviewed.
    • Previous medical records will be reviewed.
  • Clear explanations about your diagnosis will be provided.
  • A treatment plans will be individually tailored to the needs of each patient.
    • Recommendation may be made for medications and non-drug therapies to:
      • Treat headache attacks.
      • Treat other symptoms like nausea and vomiting.
      • Prevent headaches to decrease the frequency, severity and duration of attacks.
    • Explanations of headache medications, side effects and possible interactions with your other medications will be provided.
    • Changes in your current medications may be recommended.
    • Lifestyle changes may be suggested such as:
      • Improving sleep
      • Stress management
      • Diet changes
    • Other interventions may also be recommended:
      • Physical therapy
      • Exercise programs
      • Mindfulness therapy
      • Biofeedback
      • Nutrition counseling
  • Follow-up appointments may be necessary to monitor your progress and address new or evolving issues.
  • Patients participate in the evaluation process by maintaining a daily headache calendar. This record is extremely important to evaluate your progress with your headache care.

 

Contact Us

NEVADA HEADACHE INSTITUTE
8285 West Arby Avenue, Suite 320
Las Vegas, NV 89113
Tel: (702) Headache
  (702) 432-3224
Fax: (702) 749-7146

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