The Headache Clinic offers accurate diagnosis of the causes of your headaches and provides you with unique pain treatment methods that get results
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95% Treatment Success Rate
Through research & medical innovation we are able to accurately diagnose & treat the anatomical structures that are responsible for causing headache pain.
Treatment Without Medication
Get permanent relief from headaches and migraines while breaking free from the cycle of pain medication and sleeping tablets with our migraine and headache treatments.
Improve Your Quality Of Life
Benefit from Dr. Shevel's 30 year's experience in pioneering breakthrough medical treatments and live your life pain free.
Ali - Nairobi, Kenya
– PMA Treatment, Tension Headache
"I tried everything from pain killers, doctors, MRIS and even a neurologist - nothing worked for me. I then went to see Dr Shevel who fitted me with a PMA and the results were immediate. The PMA got rid of my migraine and also improved my sleep and my breathing"
Morgan J Neuer - South Africa
– PMA & SDP Treatments, Migraine Headache
"The Headache Clinic was able to diagnose me with tension in my neck and with arterial migraines. I have been given treatment and I can happily say that I am pain free from headaches!"
Different kinds of headaches can have their own set of symptoms, happen for unique reasons and need different headache treatments
It can cause mild, moderate, or intense pain behind your eyes and in your head and neck. It might feel as though a tight band is wrapped around your forehead.
An extremely painful type of headache that is often concentrated behind the eye. These headaches are often seasonal & can occur with long pain free periods between cluster cycles.
Migraine headaches are associated with a throbbing, pulsing headache on one side of your head that gets worse with physical activity, lights, sounds or smells.
Sinus headaches are a symptom of sinus infections, which cause pressure and pain in your face. Having a cold or allergies increases your risk of sinus infections and headaches.
Women commonly experience headaches that are linked to hormonal fluctuations. Menstruation, using birth control pills, & pregnancy all affect estrogen levels, which can cause a headache.
MOH are frequent headaches in someone who has a pre-existing headache disorder who has been taking acute medication to relieve symptoms.
We are a highly qualified, specialist medical team dedicated about providing medication-free treatments for all types of headaches and migraines.
The Headache Clinic is an internationally acclaimed headache and migraine treatment centre based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Unlike many specialists who believe headache pain originates in the brain, the clinic's Medical Director, Dr Shevel has proven in peer-reviewed medical journals and with his excellent treatment success rates, that primary headache pain is actually caused by anatomical structures (muscles, arteries, tendons and nerves) outside the skull. At The Headache Clinic we find these painful structures and then permanently eliminate the headache pain they cause.
We use unique diagnostic methods
Our treatments are not offered anywhere else in the world
We treat over 100 patients per month
We serve local & international patients
Dr Shevel has over 30 years experience in the field of migraine, cluster and tension headache
The Headache Clinic - Parktown, Johannesburg
4.9 out of 5 stars
The Headache Clinic is the #1 top rated Hospital & Clinic in Johannesburg according to Customer Reviews On Google
Dr Shevel has proven that headache pain is actually caused by the anatomical structures outside the skull; muscles, arteries, tendons and nerves. Dr Shevel does an intricate physical examination on each patient to find the structures responsible for causing your pain.
Our sophisticated diagnosis examines all of the possible anatomical structures that can generate headache and migraine pain including:
The accuracy of the diagnosis allows us to pinpoint the structures that are responsible for causing the pain and these structures become the focus of our unique headache treatments.
Medical research has shown that in most headache sufferers the pain does not originate in the brain, but from the structures outside the skull.
Dr. Shevel’s treatment for headache and migraine including; tension headache, cluster headache, hemiplegic migraine, trigeminal neuralgia, myofascial pain, and medication overuse headache, focuses on the muscles of the neck and jaw as well as tendons and small arteries that lie on the outside of the skull. These painful structures are easy to access for both diagnosis and treatment. We are so confident of a positive result that we offer 2 years of free treatment should your headaches not be completely eliminated.
Dr Elliot Shevel is a Maxillo-Facial and Oral surgeon and the Medical Director at The Headache Clinic. He leads a team of medical practitioners that is guided by his ground-breaking research into the cause of headaches and his pioneering treatment techniques.
Dr Elliot Shevel has published more than thirty scientific studies in national and international peer reviewed medical journals on migraine and tension headache.
Dr Elliot Shevel
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