In Mid Feburary, 2018, the gammaCore device was approved by the FDA for release in the United States. The press release is available here…… gammaCore® Receives FDA Clearance for the Acute Treatment of Pain Associated with Migraine Headache in Adult Patients
The concept of the device is old-it’s being used for cluster headaches and migraines for last few years. It’s actually a completely non-invasive vagus nerve stimulator, so no implant is in necessary.
You will find interesting information about this device at The Daily Headache blog being maintained by Kerrie Smyres. Some information about cost and insurance is also available now. It’s important to mention here that this device is expensive!
- How does the gammaCore work? (TDH)
- What does the gammaCore cost? (And is the gammaCore covered by insurance?) (TDH)
- gammaCore website