Articles on FDA abuses of Myotronics

Read articles on FDA abuses of Myotronics (PDF) Additional info for immediate release (PDF) [3] Perverted FDA officials under criminal probe. Dickinson’s FDA Review.  1995; 2(8):21. [4] Hearings before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives, 104th Congress, July 25, Nov 15, Dec 5, 1995 Serial No. 104-51. [6] Biased advisors: FDA slaps …

Hate Headaches? Hate Migraines? Visit www.IHateHeadaches.org

The website www.IHateHeadaches.org has had a facelift and is being updated. It is an excellent resource for all Headache and Migraine Patients as well as patients with TMJ disorders / TMD. Find the answers you have been searching for. The blog has excellent information on the use of Sphenopalatine Ganglon Blocks for treating and preventing headaches, migraines, anxiety and much …

Chicago TMJ Specialist? Neuromuscular Dentistry Specialist?

There is no specialty in either TMJ or Neuromuscular Dentistry according to Dr Ira L Shapira a leading TMJ practitioner in the Chicago area. Learn more at these links: Is There A Specialty of Neuromuscular Dentistry? What Exactly is Neuromuscular Dentistry? What is Dental Sleep Medicine and How are They Connected? NEUROMUSCULAR DENTISTRY (originally published in the American Equilibration Society …

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Neuromuscular dentistry and the role of the autonomic nervous system: Sphenopalatine ganglion blocks and neuromodulation. An International College of Cranio Mandibular Orthopedics (ICCMO) position paper

Originally published at CRANIO® The Journal of Craniomandibular & Sleep Practice ISSN: 0886-9634 (Print) 2151-0903 (Online) Journal homepage: https://www.tandfonline.com/loi/ycra20 2019, VOL. 37, NO. 3, 201–206 https://doi.org/10.1080/08869634.2019.1592807 POSITION PAPER Neuromuscular dentistry and the role of the autonomic nervous system: Sphenopalatine ganglion blocks and neuromodulation. An International College of Cranio Mandibular Orthopedics (ICCMO) position paper Ira L. Shapira DDS, D, ABDSM, D, AAPM, …

“The most successful procedure for the treatment of refractory chronic and episodic CH is the SPG block”

I am very pleased to be speaking on this topic at the Moscow ICCMO Meeting. I have a paper on the Role of the Sphenopalatine Ganglion and the use of SPG Blocks and Neuromodulation in Neuromuscular Dentistry Scheduled for publication in the May 2019 issue of Cranio, The Journal of CranioMandibular and Sleep Practice. New article on Cluster Headache, The …

Neuromuscular Dentistry and the Autonomic Nervous System

Neuromuscular Dentistry utilizes a tool called the Myomonitor, an Ultra Low Frequency (ULF) TEN Shat stimulates and relaxes the muscles fed by the fifth (trigeminal nerve) and seventh (facial nerve) cranial nerves. This is extremely important as it is this relaxation that allows both rest position, mandibular trajectory to be established and used to find Myocentric Bite. The Myocentric bite …

Forgotten Medicine: Why it Matters To Hedache and Migraine Patients

Patients often suffer from new medical discoveries. This happens because in the never ending avalanche of new drugs and procedures often the best treatment becomes lost. We live in a world ruled by marketing and pharmaceutical companies market the “newest, latest and best medicines” which means those with patents that produce profits. Pharmaceutical companies are in the business to make …

Asthma Cure: The Forgotten Asthma Cure. When Pharmaceuticals are not the Best Treatment.

Asthma can be a very disabling disease and it is usually managed rather than cured. Two old treatments that may cure asthma, forgotten medicine, are being reviewed here. We are currently in a phase in medicine where we are looking for pharmaceutical answers to all problems. 450 Billion dollars is spent annually in the US on more than 4 billion …

CHICAGO Pediatric Headache Relief: Treatment of Disabling Headache with Greater Occipital Nerve Blocks. New 2018 study in Journal of Headache Pain

A very significant study (abstract below) showed effectiveness of unilateral occipital nerve blocks in treating a range of different types of disabling headaches in pediatric and adolescent patients. Early and effective treatment is especially important in children. The population consisted of 159 patients 79% had chronic migraine, 14% new daily persistent headache, 4% a trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia, 3% secondary headache …

SPG Blocks for Trigeminal Neuralgia.

“Evaluation of sphenopalatine ganglion blockade via intra oral route for the management of atypical trigeminal neuralgia” This article discusses use on an intraoral injection for treating Trigeminal neuralgia. I frequently utilize injection techniques for trigeminal neuralgia. My preferred injections are the intra-oral approach and the suprazygomatic approach because imaging is not necessary for accurate placemnt. Injection offers the fastest relief …

Intra-oral Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block for Pain Control After Nasal Surgery. Sinus Headaches and Migraine Treatment

This abstract(below) from a Russian Journal discusses utilizing Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks for pain control after nasal surgery. This block is also excellent for treating migraines and cluster headaches. For many years I used only the intra-oral palatal injection but today my first choice for injection is the Suprazygomatic Approach to the SPG Block. While injection therapy is rapid and effective …