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Patient Ambassador Program

US Migraine Patient Ambassadors are former patients eagerly sharing their experiences with the Reed Procedure®. Since Dr. Ken Reed pioneered the procedure in 1992, it has transformed countless individuals’ lives worldwide, relieving chronic head pain.

While we offer information and answers, our Patient Ambassador Program connects you with those who’ve walked a similar path of suffering and sacrifice. These ambassadors have experienced the procedure’s positive impact firsthand and are here to help. If you’re considering the Reed Procedure® as a solution to chronic head pain, contact them for insights and support. They’ve volunteered their time to share their stories and assist you on your journey.


  • Age: 44
  • Diagnoses: Menstrual and chronic migraines; nausea; muscle fatigue
  • Onset: 15 years old
  • My Story: At age 15, I had menstrual migraines beginning 3 days prior to my cycle. At age 20, I was diagnosed with “walking migraines”. My migraine pain was at times debilitating; headache pain, muscle fatigue, and nausea daily.
  • Permanent placed: July 2019


  • Age: 23
  • Diagnoses: Chronic migraines; tension headaches; nausea; emesis; blurry/spotty vision
  • Onset: 11 years old
  • My Story: My migraine diagnosis changed from unspecified to chronic when I was 18 due to arthritic changes in my C2/C3. I had tried several medications and saw multiple
  • Permanent Placed: April 2019


  • Age: 47
  • Diagnoses: Chronic migraines; nausea; sharp pain prior to the start of the migraine
  • Onset: 6 years old
  • My Story: My migraines lasted for 38 years.
  • Permanent placed: January 2018


  • Age: 44
  • Diagnoses: Atypical migraines; loss of vision in my right eye for months; nausea; emesis; memory lapse
  • Onset: 7 years old
  • My Story: My migraines lasted for 36 years.
  • Permanent placed: September 2020


  • Age: 51
  • Diagnoses: Chronic migraines; vertigo; nausea; sensitivities to light, temperature, noise, and smells; loss of appetite
  • Onset: 36 years old
  • My Story: My migraines lasted for 13 years.
  • Permanent placed: December 2019


  • Age: 56
  • Diagnoses: Chronic migraines
  • Onset: 30 years old
  • My Story: I started out with a few migraines a month, but they progressed to almost daily.
  • Permanent placed: 2019


  • Age: 45
  • Diagnoses: Migraines with aura; nausea; emesis; intense pain; fatigue
  • Onset: 35 years old
  • Permanent placed: July 2019


  • Age: 60
  • Diagnoses: Occipital neuralgia
  • Onset: 9 years old
  • Permanent placed: December 2019


  • Age: 36
  • Diagnoses: Chronic migraines; fibromyalgia
  • Onset: 6 years old
  • My Story: I suffered from migraine pain my entire life, but they became chronic at age 14.
  • Permanent placed: June 2017


  • Age: 39
  • Diagnoses: Migraines causing distorted vision in right eye
  • Onset: In 2nd grade
  • My Story: My migraines began when I was in second grade and got increasingly worse and debilitating by age thirty.
  • Permanent placed: July 2019


  • Age: 60
  • Diagnoses: Intractable migraine; trigeminal neuralgia
  • Onset: Childhood
  • Permanent placed: April 2012

Christy G.

  • Age: 56
  • Diagnoses: Meniere’s disease; bilateral benign positional vertigo; persistent migraines; headaches
  • Onset: 20 years old
  • My Story: I had my first migraine approximately college. I experienced them again with my pregnancies. They worsened after my third pregnancy.
  • Permanent placed: October 2020


  • Age: 46
  • Diagnoses: Occipital neuralgia, chronic (daily) migraines, herniated disc, nausea
  • Onset: 40 years old
  • My Story: My migraines lasted daily for five years.
  • Permanent placed: January 2020


  • Age: 62
  • Diagnoses: Intractable hemiplegic migraines; episodic right-sided paralysis
  • Onset: April 2003
  • My Story: I suffered for 15 years with migraines and had 5 strokes (CVA). My intractable migraine episodes began once every 3 or 4 months, but they increased in frequency over time. By the time I reached out to Dr. Reed, I was having them daily.
  • Permanent placed: June 2017


  • Age: 34
  • Diagnoses: Chronic migraines
  • Onset: 14 years old
  • My Story: I suffered from migraines for 5 years. I don’t know how they started, but one day they came on and never went away. They increased when I had seizures, and I had thought they were causing the episodes. When I had surgery to stop the seizures, the migraines did not stop. We tried every medication in the book.
  • Permanent placed: January 2011


  • Age: 43
  • Diagnoses: Chronic intractable migraines with and without aura; chronic headaches; occipital neuralgia
  • Onset: 38 years old
  • My Story: My migraines started in 2016 as hormonal and progressed to daily headaches and then to daily migraines.
  • Permanent placed: March 2019