eminent medical center white
The Eminent Choice for Healthcare dnv gl logo DNV GL/NIAHO Accredited facility.

Eminent Headache and Migraine Center Richardson, TX

Take Back Control Of Your Life.

At Eminent Medical Center, our doctors specialize in treating chronic headaches and migraines. Over-the-counter medications often aren’t enough for severe cases. Eminent Headache and Migraine Center in Richardson, TX, offers the latest treatments and comprehensive care for even the most debilitating conditions, ensuring that each patient sees the best specialists and receives the therapies they desperately need. Our dedicated neurology team is committed to providing comprehensive care and support, helping patients who have struggled with standard treatments to lead more comfortable, fulfilling lives.

Call 469-910-8800 to schedule an appointment at our Richardson, TX, headache and migraine center today.

Douglas Russell
Douglas Russell
I just had my second knee replacement surgery within 12 months (Dr. Berry is awesome!) and both were done at Eminent Center. The entire staff is friendly and caring from the time you walk in until the time you leave! Big kudos to the nursing staff. From surgery prep to the operating room to recovery they really have great attitudes. Thanks so much to my floor nurses. They are fantastic!!! Great experience overall!!!
nikki nguyen
nikki nguyen
I been here 4 times for my procedures. The best and friendliest staffs a patient can ever ask for!! Keep up the good work!! Thank you!
Ranthony Texada
Ranthony Texada
The team made sure they communicated with me very well. I knew everything I had to do every inch of detail, the facility was great, and the surgery went great. The instructions and follow up was outstanding.
Donna M
Donna M
EVERYONE was superb here- from the minute you walk in the door to the minute you leave! Attentive care for my recent surgery- made the process go smoothly
Amy Roberts
Amy Roberts
The staff was amazing during my surgery! Friendly, professional, and caring through my entire experience. As an RN myself it was refreshing to have such a great experience with quality staff! Thank you to all the nurses and staff that cared for me! I highly recommend using this facility!
Laressa Reese
Laressa Reese
The place Is clean with a very friendyatavvy
Eddie Williams
Eddie Williams
The staff was great. My wait time was minimal. Very nice facility. I would recommend them to anyone needing day surgery such as I did. Thank you Eminent Medical.
Chris Caldwell
Chris Caldwell
Absolutely the best to ever do it! So, kind and the sense of urgency and willing to make you feel comfortable was amazing, good job to the team and my family and I are greatly appreciative!!!
Brenda Filipek
Brenda Filipek
My care was amazing. The food was descent and the doctors went above and beyond to make sure surgery was successful.
Tameka Jones
Tameka Jones
The whole experience wasn't stressful at all. The staff was amazing.. from checking in to prepping for the surgery they were friendly and helpful. Also, the building is very nice and they even have a little Bistro right there for those that are waiting. Thank you for making things so easy!

Enriching Lives Through Meaningful Care

1. Speak To A Patient Advocate

Call Eminent Medical Center to speak to a patient advocate who is ready to connect.

2. We’ll Setup A Consultation

Speak to a physician to make sure the procedure is right for you.

3. Take Control Of Your Life

Stop letting headaches and migraines control your life and get back to a life that you can show up to fully.

Relieve your pain. Restore your life.

We understand how important it is to get care that considers what you’ve been dealing with. Our physician partners at Eminent Medical Center offer a life changing solution to help our patients get relief from chronic headaches and migraines.

Talk to a patient advocate

(833) 715-0251

You have nothing to lose…except the headaches and migraines.

Have headache and migraine medications failed you in the past? Are you still suffering from the side effects these medications leave you with? Nausea and drowsiness shouldn’t be the trade-off for a life with fewer headaches and migraines. Stop letting head pain hold you back, resigned to not experiencing your life, and contact us today for a non-pharmaceutical solution!

spine surgery icon

Common Types of Headaches and Headache Disorders

Recognizing the different types of headache disorders is crucial for patients to receive effective treatments. Understanding these types is the first step toward finding effective relief and treatment for patients. At the Richardson, TX, Headache and Migraine Center, our neurology and pain management team specializes in diagnostic testing and treating headaches of all kinds, ensuring our patients receive the patient care best suited to their specific needs.

At the Richardson, TX, Migraine and Headache Center, we are dedicated to understanding and treating this complex condition, helping our patients find relief, and improving their overall health.

Post Traumatic Headaches

Typically caused by a traumatic accident or injury such as a concussion. Post-traumatic headaches can cause pulsing pain and gastrointestinal distress or can feel similar to tension headaches.


Typically presents as a pulsating or throbbing pain on one side of the head. Accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and sound. Having an underlying condition such as multiple sclerosis, trigeminal neuralgia (severe facial pain), epilepsy, cardiovascular disease, and even fibromyalgia can trigger severe migraine headaches.

Cluster Headaches

Known for their severe pain, cluster headaches occur in cyclical patterns or clusters. A cluster headache is often very short in duration but extremely painful, typically affecting one side of the head, often around the eye.

Sinus Headaches

Associated with sinus infections and are characterized by deep, constant pain in the cheekbones, forehead, or bridge of the nose.

Rebound Headaches

Caused by the overuse of headache medicine.

Tension Headaches

Characterized by a dull, aching pain, often described as a tight band around the head.

headache and migraine center richardson, tx

Migraine Symptoms

Migraine headaches are broken up into four main phases – prodrome, aura, attack, and postdrome – with different effects accompanying each phase. 

Recognizing these symptoms can be crucial for early intervention and effective management of the migraine. Common prodrome symptoms include:

  • Mood Changes
  • Food Cravings
  • Neck Stiffness or Neck Discomfort
  • Increased Thirst and Urination
  • Yawning and Fatigue
  • Sensitivity to Light and Sound
  • Digestive Issues

Occurring before or during the migraine attack, aura symptoms typically last between 20 minutes to an hour. Common aura symptoms include:

  • Vision Disturbances
  • Sensory Changes or Numbness
  • Speech Disturbances
  • Motor Weakness
  • Auditory Hallucinations
  • Brainstem Aura or Double Vision

This is what most people identify as the actual migraine headache. This phase presents a range of debilitating symptoms. Typical symptoms experienced include:

  • Headache Pain
  • Discomfort or Sensitivity to Light and Sound
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Blurred Vision
  • Lightheadedness or Dizziness
  • Extreme Fatigue

The postdrome phase, often referred to as the ‘migraine hangover,’ occurs after the headache phase has subsided. Common postdrome symptoms include:

  • Fatigue
  • Cognitive Difficulties
  • Mood Changes
  • Physical Weakness
  • Sensitivity
  • Digestive Issues

Treating Headaches and Migraines

At our Richardson, TX, Migraine and Headache Center, we carefully evaluate each patient’s symptoms and medical history to create a personalized treatment plan. Our physicians use the latest and greatest headache medicine and therapy to treat patients and improve their quality of life. The most common and effective treatment options for migraines are abortive medications, preventative medications, and pain medications.

Abortive Migraine Treatment

Abortive medications are most effective when taken at the first sign of migraine symptoms, aiming to alleviate the symptoms and prevent the progression of the migraine.

Preventative Migraine Treatment

These types of headache medicine are taken regularly to reduce the frequency, severity, and duration of migraine attacks.

Pain Medications

These medicines are designed to alleviate migraine symptoms and provide relief during migraine episodes.

For more information about pain management for headaches or other types of chronic ailments, visit our Richardson pain management center today.

When to See a Neurologist for Migraine Headaches

Knowing when to consult a doctor about headaches or migraines is crucial for effective management and treatment. It’s important to seek professional migraine care in the following situations:

  • Frequent or Severe Headaches: If you experience headaches more often, particularly if they disrupt your daily activities or require medication more than twice a week.
  • Changes in Headache Patterns: Any noticeable changes in the characteristics, frequency, or severity of your headaches.
  • Intense Symptoms: Headaches that are severely painful should be checked out by our headache specialists.
  • Neurological Symptoms: Accompanying symptoms such as confusion, seizures, double vision, weakness, numbness, or difficulty speaking definitely warrant a trip to the neurologist.
  • After a Head Injury: You should always consult with a neurologist if you’re experiencing headaches that develop after a traumatic brain injury.
  • Other Health Issues: Headaches accompanied by fever, stiff neck, rash, dizziness, shortness of breath, or chest pain should always be checked out by a doctor.
  • Lack of Response to Medications: If your usual headache medicine no longer seems effective, it’s time to seek further migraine care.
  • Impact on Quality of Life: When headaches start to affect your quality of life, work, or sleep, it’s important to seek medical treatment options.

At the Richardson, TX, Headache and Migraine Center, we encourage individuals experiencing these signs to schedule a consultation. Our team of specialists is equipped to diagnose the underlying causes of your headaches or migraines and develop a personalized treatment plan to effectively manage your condition.

Migraine and Headache Center in Richardson, TX

If you’re struggling with chronic headaches or migraines, don’t wait to seek help. Schedule an appointment at our Richardson, TX, Migraine and Headache Center today. Our dedicated team of doctors is committed to providing quality care with the latest treatments tailored to your unique needs. With our patient-centered approach, we focus on accurately diagnosing your condition and developing a personalized treatment plan that aims to reduce migraine frequency and severity.

By choosing Eminent Medical Center, you’re taking a significant step towards improving your quality of life and finding relief from the debilitating effects of chronic headaches and migraines. Call 469-910-8800 to schedule an appointment at Eminent Medical Center today.