“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 …

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 …

Self Administered SPG Block Treats Both Cancer Pain and Chronic Headaches, Migraine and Cluster Headaches

I routinely teach patients how to self Administered SPG Blocks for TMJ disorders, orofacial pain, Myofascial pain ,Migraines, Cluster headaches, Trigeminal neuralgia and many other conditions. The most effective treatment for chronic pain in my experience is usually self administraion. This allows the patients to achieve quick relief in the comfort of their own home. Side effects include a feeling …

Emergency Room Visits and Revisits for Migraine: New Article in Nov 2017 Headache Journal

The quality of life of migraine patients is often extremely compromised. While many patients are managed effectively with medication many are not. One measure of effectiveness of treatment would be the frequency of visits and revisits to the ER. The best migraine treatment would make it unnecessary for patients to ever beer seen by the emergency department. An answer for …

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks CRPS Treatment Protocols and Future Treatments.

The following was originally published on the Think Better Life website CRPS Chicago: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome can respond to SPG Blocks The problems facing patients with CRPS are enormous and treatment protocols need to be developed as many patients have little to no relief with current treatments. I have well over 100 patient testimonials on a wide variety of …