Dr. Jennifer McVige, director of the Concussion Center at the DENT Neurologic Institute in New York, and board-certified in pediatric neurology, adult and pediatric headache, and neuroimaging discusses the difference between a migraine and a bad headache, ways a teen might subvert a migraine by avoiding potential triggers, and new treatments like Theranica’s Nerivio®, a prescribed therapeutic wearable worn on the upper arm for the treatment of acute migraine in patients age 12 and older.
Dr. McVige is board certified in Pediatric Neurology, Adult and Pediatric Headache and Neuroimaging. She is the director of the Concussion Center at the DENT Neurologic Institute and provides care for many active and retired professional and semi-professional athletes with traumatic brain injuries. She also works with many local schools to care for injured students. Dr. McVige attended the State University of New York at Buffalo (UB) for medical school, and for a Masters degree in Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychology.