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 …

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 …