Migraines Specialist

Montville Medspa & Pain Center

Physiatrists located in Montville, NJ

When you suffer from chronic migraines, you don’t want to simply mask the pain: You want to prevent it from happening. Donna D’Alessio, MD, at Montville Medspa & Pain Center in Montville, New Jersey, offers pain management solutions that can stop your migraines before they begin. If you’re looking for pain management solutions for migraines, call Montville Medspa & Pain Center or schedule an appointment online today.

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Finally get Migraine Headache Relief from expert, Physiatrist, Dr. Donna D'Alessio!


What is a migraine? 

A migraine is a neurological condition that typically lasts for several hours or even days. During a migraine, you might experience:

  • Throbbing or pulsing pain
  • Head pain on one or both sides
  • Light and sound sensitivity
  • Vomiting and nausea

The pain and symptoms associated with a migraine headache can be so severe it becomes debilitating.

What are the symptoms of a migraine?

It’s common to experience nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to sound and light during a migraine, but they also often have unique additional symptoms.

Leading up to your headache, you might experience an aura. These visual disturbances include halos, blind spots, and flashes of light. A variety of non-visual symptoms can also occur before a headache begins. These might include:

  • Shifts in mood
  • Stiffness in your neck
  • Increased urination and thirst
  • Tingling in your face, fingers, arm, or leg

What causes a migraine?

The exact cause of migraines is unknown, but they’re associated with a variety of factors, including:

  • Stress, both personal and work-related
  • Brain chemical imbalances
  • Hormonal changes in estrogen
  • Foods and food additives
  • Bright lights, loud sounds, and intense aromas
  • Too much or too little sleep
  • Extreme physical exertion
  • Beverages with alcohol or caffeine

Migraines can affect anyone at any time, but they’re more common in women.


Call or schedule an appointment online to learn more about migraine treatments offered atMontville Medspa & Pain Center.


Insurance is accepted.