Trigeminal Neuralgia: Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block Treatment

I recently saw a physician who came in to learn how to do nasal catheter treatment blocks of the Sphenopalatine Ganglion. He had a history of decompression surgery followed by 18 months of very severe pain and never achieved complete relief. I brought him in and administered an SPG Block with lidocaine and it relieved his trigeminal Neuralgia Symptoms. I …

Chicago Cluster Headache: Treatment and Prevention

Are Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks Superior to standard drug regimens? Cluster Headache treatment can be divided into treatment of acute attacks and prevention and treatment should also be divided. Cluster headaches common symptoms include : Sudden onset of pain,Frequently behind the eye (retro-orbital) and around the eye (periorbital) Pain rapidly builds to a peak intensity over 10 to 15 minutes Restlessness or …