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By Mayo Clinic Staff


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Deep Brain Stimulation Gets Police Detective Back on the Job

The pain was unbearable, and the questions even worse. Every month of 2005, Detective Jeffery Hughes of the Madison, WI, Police Department experienced 55 to 60 headaches, each lasting several hours. The headaches brought him to his knees in pain, but it was the recurring question from his daughter that hurt even more: "Mommy, why [...]

  • Experience. At Mayo Clinic, doctors trained in diagnosing and treating all types of headaches have experience treating people with cluster headaches.
  • Team approach. Doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists) may work with a team of doctors in many other areas to evaluate and treat your condition.
  • Research. Doctors study causes and new diagnostic tests and treatments for cluster headaches and other types of headaches.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.

June 04, 2013