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What to Expect: Occipital Nerve Block Procedure

Touch, pain, or temperature sensations in the scalp must be conveyed to the brain in order for us to feel them. Several nerves accomplish this purpose, and the greater occipital nerve is one of the more important ones. There are two greater occipital nerves, one on each side of the head. Emerging from between bones of the spine in the upper neck, the two occipital nerves make their way through …