Headache Center

The Headache Center provides a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach to help patients suffering from various types of headaches. 

The Headache Center is directed by Loretta Mueller, DO, FACOFP, a headache specialist recognized nationally through peer reviewed publications, lectures, advisory panels, and over 50 headache-specific research trials. Dr. Mueller has more than 20 years experience treating all headache types and has limited her practice exclusively to headache management in teens and adults.

Some headache types commonly treated by Dr. Mueller at The Headache Center include

  • Migraine headache
  • Migraine with Aura
  • Menstrual migraine
  • Chronic migraine
  • Tension-type headaches
  • Cluster headaches
  • Chronic daily headaches
  • New daily persistent headache
  • Post-concussive or post-traumatic headaches
  • Headaches in teenagers

Dr. Mueller also addresses other conditions commonly seen in headache patients, such as: 

  • Chronic pain from the back, neck or fibromyalgia
  • Psychiatric conditions, including depression, generalized anxiety, and panic disorder
  • Gastrointestinal conditions, such as irritable bowel, gluten sensitivity, or gastroparesis
  • Gynecologic conditions, such as menstrual-related issues and menopausal symptoms

With her extensive background in clinical trials, research and education, Dr. Mueller is well-versed in the latest medical treatment options. She carefully assesses the appropriateness of headache medications that can help more than one condition while minimizing risk for medication interactions. Dr. Mueller provides medication treatment options, with the goal of early, effective, and consistent headache relief with a return to full-functioning while minimizing headache recurrence and side effects. 

Whether you get rare, incapacitating headaches or frequent, annoying headaches, it's worth getting a proper diagnosis and an effective treatment plan through the Headache Center at Jefferson Health in New Jersey.