Adolescents with Chronic Migraine


A study by Dr Scott Powers in Cincinnati found that adding biofeedback, relaxation techniques, and stress reduction to amitriptyline therapy reduced the number of migraine days and disability and had a favorable and clinically meaningful impact on children school functioning.

According to Dr Lawrence Newman, translating this into clinical practice is a challenge and “treatment specialists will need to find ways to overcome adolescent resistance to behavioral therapy and insurance coverage issues.”

Dr. Florin is committed to treating all patients compassionately with state-of-the-art techniques while maintaining their dignity and independence. He views each patient encounter as a collaboration. Dr Florin has over 35 years of experience. He is Adjunct Clinical Professor at Keck School of Medicine (USC) and is the founder and medical director of the Fullerton Neurology and Headache Center. He has been recognized by the Orange County Medical Association as a Physician of Excellence in Neurology. US News and World Report ranks him in the top 10% of neurologists nationwide.

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