Insights and advances in post-traumatic headache: Research considerations

Teshamae S. Monteith, David Borsook

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Despite the growing awareness of mild traumatic brain injury in military and civilian populations, understanding of the acute and chronic effects of concussion on central nervous system structure and function is limited. Even less is understood about the underpinnings of the cardinal postconcussive symptom, post-traumatic headache (PTH). Here, we review recent advances in PTH, with special emphasis on the migraine-like phenotype, the most disabling form. Considerations for future research in PTH are discussed, including diagnostic classification, and applications with advanced neuroimaging techniques, biomarkers, and treatments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number428
JournalCurrent neurology and neuroscience reports
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2014


  • Athletes
  • Biomarkers
  • Concussion
  • Diagnosis
  • Epidemiology
  • Imaging
  • Migraine
  • Mild traumatic brain injury
  • Military
  • Post-traumatic headache
  • Risk factors
  • Youth sports

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Clinical Neurology


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