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 …

Amazing Changes in Ankylosing Spondylitis with SPG Block

Ankylosing Spondylitis: Severe Migraines Chronic Daily Headaches These are Three videos of Daniel Story. The first one was at the end of the consultation appointment… He had had an SPG Block and a myobite as a temporary orthotic while his appliance was made. The second video is the day his neuromuscular orthotic was delivered and he can again lift his …

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 …

Hemicrania Continua: New Treatment is Good News for Patients

A new case report (pubmed abstract below) was just published in Headache, March 2016 Hemicrania Continua discusses a case report of a sufferer responding to repetitive sphenopalatine ganglion blocks. The typical treatment is indomethacin a powerful non-steroidal that many patients do not tolerate. The patient was a 52 year old with a 7 year history of problems. SPG Blocks (Sphenopalatine …

Self Administration of SPG Blocks by Patients. The Ultimate in Personal Medicine for Pain

This was originally published as a blog post on http://www.ThinkBetterLife.com. There are multible testimonials on youtube about the effectiveness of sphenopalatine ganglion blocks. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk9Bfz6pklC7_UluWFHzLrg The SPG Block or Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block can be extremely effective at preventing and eliminating migraines. The Sphenopalatine Ganglion is part of the Autonomic Nervous System. It is the Largest Parasympathetic Ganglion and treatment with lidocaine …