Headache and Facial Pain

Headaches shouldn’t stop you from enjoying your life. The specialists at Orlando Health Neuroscience Institute’s Headache and Facial Pain Clinic understand the challenges of dealing with occasional or chronic headaches and facial pain. Our team offers a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosing and treating your pain. They will work with you to develop a care plan tailored to your unique needs and symptoms.


More than 70 percent of Americans will seek help from a doctor for a headache at some time during their lives. A smaller percentage deal with chronic headaches and facial pain, with symptoms and intensity varying widely from person to person. Among the more common symptoms:

Your symptoms may be related to a range of conditions, including:


Experiencing an occasional headache is not unusual. But it may be time to see your doctor if you are having headaches that last more than 48 hours or if you have headaches more than four days a month.

Our specialists will work with you to get a better understanding of your pain, potential causes and possible triggers. This will include a detailed exploration of your headache or facial pain history. This could include:

The initial evaluation may be followed by physical and neurological examinations. Your doctor may also suggest advanced imaging tests (including magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography scans) to determine if the pain is related to some other illness, including disorders of the central nervous system. With most headache and facial pain disorders, there is no test that offers a definitive diagnosis.


Among the keys to treating headaches and facial pain is figuring out what triggers your episodes. You can help your team by keeping a log to record events and what preceded them. With this information, your team can help you reduce the number of headaches or facial pain events. Among the treatments that might be recommended:

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