If you have 15 or more headache days a month, headaches last 4 hours or more, and 8 headache days a month are associated with migraine over at least 3 months you may have chronic migraine.
You may be a candidate for onabotulinum toxin A (Botox®) treatments.
Book an appointment with Dr. Tink to see if you are candidate. Complete a headache diary over a period of 1-3 months and bring it to your appointment to review with Dr. Tink. Count every headache regardless of intensity. Your first appointment will take about an hour, and she will develop your treatment plan to manage chronic migraine.
Onabotulinum Toxin A (BOTOX®) is a Health Canada approved preventive treatment for chronic migraine and may be included in your treatment plan. The medication is injected by Dr. Tink, who has specialized training and experience in treating chronic migraine. Each treatment takes about 30 – 60 minutes, and they are done every 12 Weeks. It will usually take 2 treatments, 12 weeks apart to determine how well the treatment is working for you.
Most third party insurance plans cover a portion of the cost of BOTOX® for chronic migraine.
Book an appointment with Dr. Tink to learn about management of Chronic Migraine. Call 403.237.8428