Keywords: Headache, Post Traumatic Headache, Traumatic Brain Injury, Chronic Pain
Chronic post traumatic headaches (PTH) are being more frequently seen in military medicine due to the increasing prevalence of patients suffering from explosive related head injuries. Data from recent wars in the Middle East have shown a higher proportion of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) caused by blast-related and explosive injuries. Patients who have served in military combat operations in the middle-east have a higher chance to develop PTH related to TBIs. These patients can be difficult to manage as there are limited medication options for the treatment of these headaches in patients. This brief report describes 2 patients who suffered from chronic PTH who failed a multitude of medication management.