How SPG Blocks Treat Anxiety

How SPG Blocks Treat Anxiety

SPG Blocks—also known as Sphenopalatine Ganglion blocks—have many uses when it comes to treating patients for a variety of disorders. While the procedure is most commonly used for pain management, it is also becoming a popular treatment for those suffering from...

HEADACHES, MIGRAINES, FIBROMYALGIA, SLEEP APNEA, SWALLOWING PROBLEMS AND TMJ DISORDERS ARE ALL CLOSELY RELATED IN BOTH CAUSES AND TREATMENTS

PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE BLOG ENTRY TO UNDERSTAND THE RELATIONSHIPS OF THESE DISORDERS. ALMOST ALL TREATMENT OF HEADACHES MUST CONSIDER THE MASTICATORY SYSTEM. A new study “Effect of CPAP treatment on residual depressive symptoms in patients with major depression...

Ozone Therapy and Myofascial Trigger Point Injections for Masticatory Muscle Pain

A brand new article in the Journal of Oral Rehabilitation reports on the efficacy of Ozone Therapy for treating Myofascial Mucle Pain in TMJ Patients. (abstract below) Treatment of Orofacial Pain with Ozone Therapy vs Trigger Point Injections. I utilize Ozone Therapy...

Vasomotor Rhinitis Treatment with SPG Block

Vasomotor Rhinitis and Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block Watery rhinorrhea that is easily triggered can be incredibly annoying as the nose apparently runs freely for no reason. Additionally, the symptom of watery rhinorrhea can triggered by hot/spicy food, cold air, and...

CHICAGO: ALF Appliance: An Orthopedic Option

The ALF Appliance is an Orthopedic Growth Appliance that has a low profile in the mouth. They are utilized for Maxillary expansion, Treatment of TMJ Disorders, Finishing Physiologic Cases, Treating Snoring and Sleep Apnea and other issues. I used Crozat Appliances for...

Chicago TMJ Relief: Avoiding TM Joint Surgery

Why do so many patients end up needing TM Joint surgeries and have stories of chronic ongoing pain for years.? What are the connections of head and neck posture to TMJ disorders? The problem is that many doctors do not address all of the issues invlved in TMJ...