Migraine Centers In The News
“A buzzing, tickling vibration in my head” is what became of the many monthly debilitating migraines Linda Crassi has suffered for most of her life. This change was the work of the Omega™ Procedure, a “pacemaker for pain,” explains Dr. Jonathan Carlson, a pain management specialist at Arizona Pain and the Migraine Treatment Centers of America. Non-pharmaceutical and minimally invasive, the Omega Procedure has already provided relief to thousands. Meet Linda, Dr. Carlson, and the tiny device on Phoenix’s KPHO/KTVK Channel 3 News.
5 migraines per week. Every week for 30 years. Deb Spencer suffered nearly 8,000 migraines before finding relief. “I used to dread waking up in the morning,”she said. What changed? She had the Omega procedure, a revolutionary migraine treatment now offered in Portland by Dr. Mehmet Berk. The procedure involves implanting a small battery pack and tiny electrical wires that effectively block migraine pain right when it begins. See Deb’s story of liberating pain relief of Oregon’s Fox 12 News.
With four active young boys, Olicia Storms battled “horrible” chronic migraine pain for more than a decade until she discovered Migraine Treatment Center of America’s Omega migraine procedure. Dr. Scott Farley, migraine and pain management specialist, was interviewed along with Olicia in this story, which aired in June 2014 on Dallas-Ft. Worth’s CBS News Channel 11.
Hannah Gruver’s headaches and migraine pain ranged from dull to severe, and began when she was only 13 years old. Thankfully, the Omega migraine procedure offered by Migraine Treatment Centers of America eased her pain. KXAS-TV NBC News Channel 5 in Dallas-Ft. Worth interviewed Hannah and pain management physician Dr. Darren Schuhmacher about the Omega procedure in this June 2014 story.
Danielle Robinson suffered from debilitating migraines for years. She tried acupuncture, massages, prescription drugs and chiropractic care. Nothing seemed to work — until she learned about Migraine Treatment Centers of America and the Omega migraine procedure. Within hours of her surgery, Danielle felt immediate relief. Oklahoma City’s NBC affiliate KFOR-TV filed a report on this successful procedure in February 2014 featuring Danielle and pain management specialist Dr. Darren Schuhmacher.
At the age of 20, Michelle Bufford was involved in a horrible car accident. Her head shattered her car’s windshield, and from that day on, she suffered severe headaches, including some that lasted weeks. In August 2013 Michelle’s life changed dramatically after undergoing the Omega migraine procedure offered by Migraine Treatment Centers of America. Today her excruciating pain is gone. Michelle’s procedure was performed by pain management specialist
Dr. Matt Rupert, and her story was featured
on WMSV-TV in Nashville in August 2013.
Teenager LuLu Alvarado from Weatherford, Texas, a varsity cheerleader, was overwhelmed by painful migraines. She missed more than 100 days of school, tried many different medications with only short-term relief and fell behind in her class work. ABC’s Good Morning America interviewed LuLu in July 2013 following the Omega migraine procedure offered through Migraine Treatment Centers of America, and discussed this treatment option with LuLu’s physician Dr. Scott Farley. With her pain under control, LuLu has returned to cheerleading.
Theresa Cahill suffered from migraines for years. She reached out to Migraine Treatment Centers of America for help, traveling from Florida to Dallas for the Omega migraine procedure. When pain management specialist Dr. Scott Farley told her he would need to shave off a small portion of her hair for the procedure, Theresa wanted all of her hair shaved off! She donated her hair to Locks of Love, a nonprofit organization helping children
suffering from long-term medical hair loss.
KXAS-TV NBC News Channel 5, in Dallas-Ft. Worth
aired the story in July 2013.
Dr. Abram Burgher of Migraine Treatment Centers of America talked about the Omega migraine procedure in June 2013 on KTVK Channel 3 in Phoenix, a new option for migraine treatment available in Arizona. He was joined by patient Cassi Sullivan, who shared that after years of suffering from migraines, medications just weren’t enough. She had completed the trial period for the Omega procedure and was looking forward to the permanent surgery.
Dr. Scott Farley of Migraine Treatment Centers of America appeared on WFAA-TV Channel 8’s morning news show in June 2013, the local Dallas-Ft. Worth ABC affiliate. He discussed the Omega™ migraine procedure to alleviate chronic migraine pain and was joined by 17-year old LuLu Alvarado, enjoying a pain-free summer with her friends following the Omega procedure.