Chronic Pain in Head and Neck Cancer Survivors: SPG Blocks and Neuromuscular Orthotics May Provide Desperately Needed Pain Relief

A recent article in Support Care Cancer describes the problems of severe pain and from Myofascial Trigger Points and Hyperalgesia in survivors of head and neck cancer. (Abstract Below) Neuromuscular Dentistry is very successful in treating a wide variety of TMD disorders as well as orofacial pain, headaches and migraines and other pain associated with the Trigeminal Nervous System.  A …

CHICAGO PEDIATRIC MIGRAINE: Sphenopalatine Ganglion Nerve Block for the Treatment of Pediatric Migraine Headaches

Reprinted from  “I Hate Headaches  website”   http://wwwihateheadaches.org Authored by: Ira L Shapira DDS, D,ABDSM, D,AACFP, D,ABIPM A new 2021 three-year retrospective study of the use of Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks (SPG Blocks) showed that this minimally invasive procedure had excellent results in a pediatric migraine population. (abstract below) The Sphenopalatine Ganglion (SPG) also supplies innervation to the Pineal Gland and may …

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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, …

What to Look For In A TMJ Dentist: Do Not Let Poor Quality of Life Continue, You Deserve A Better Life

Originally Posted on Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/TMJ/comments/3jkv0u/what_to_look_for_in_a_tmj_dentist/ What to look for in a TMJ Dentist (self.TMJ) submitted 1 day ago * by TMJ-Doc When looking for a TMJ dentist you should understand that there are numerous philosophies about occlusion. The primary concern is relief of symptoms not philosophy. All TMJ Doctors should thoroughly understand Myofascial Pain Treatment including Spray and Stretch techniques …

Learn to Change Lives At ICCMO! TMJ, “The Great Imposter” Amazing Patient Testimonials Videos, Creating Better Quality of Life!

THIS PRESS RELEASE WAS ORIGINALLY RELEASED ON 24/7 PRESS RELEASE Learn to Change Lives At ICCMO! TMJ, “The Great Imposter” Amazing Patient Testimonials Videos Describe How Neuromuscular Dental Treatment Can Eliminate Headaches, Migraines, Facial Pain and Neck Pain Improved Quality of Life: These are actual patient testimonial videos of outstanding improvements in quality of life with Neuromuscular Treatment of TMJ …

An Open Letter to the TMJ Association

Review of the TMJ Association TMJ Association Ltd 13625 Bishop’s Woods Ct # 101, Brookfield, WI I am currently Chair of the Alliance of TMD Organizations which represents multiple groups involved in treatment of TMD. When we contacted the TMJ Association they had no interest in working with us to better the health of all TMD patients. The following is …

NEUROMUSCULAR DENTISTRY (originally published in the American Equilibration Society magazine)

Neuromuscular Dentistry NEUROMUSCULAR DENTISTRY (originally published in the American Equilibration Society magazine) This is a reprint of a previously published article. Please visit my New Website for my New Highland Park office. www.thinkBetterLife.com The original article has two graphics that can be found at: Neuromuscular Dentistry Ira L Shapira DDS, DABDSM, DAAPM, FICCMO Neuromuscular Dentistry remains an enigma to many …