Prolotherapy, Prolozone for treating Myofascial Trigger Points, Tendon Attachment Pain and TMJoints

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I have successfully utilized Prolotherapy and trigger point injections for many years using lidocaine and dextrose. I had both of my torn rotator culls treated with Prolo with great results. More recently I had Ozone and lidocaine in both knees giving long term improvements in pain. The procedure was remarkably easy and except for initial injection practically painless. I recently …

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Chicago Head and Neck Pain. Chronic Pain Answers in Chicago.

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Finding answers to Head and Neck Pain, CranioFacial Pain and Orofacial pain in Chicago.  Dr Shapira has been treating chronic head and neck pain and related TMJ Disorders for 40 years. Chronic Head and Neck Pain is difficult and frequently disabling but sometimes the answers are easy with the right combination of treatment. To understand what goes wrong with treatment …

Headaches at back of head feel like blood vessels are swelling up.

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This is a patient who contacted Dr Shapira from the I Hate Headaches.org website.   Lisa:  Tell us about your headaches…:    So I had an mri done & found out that my jaw was partially dislocated. I have braced to correct it. My headaches start in the back of my head & it feels like the blood vessels are swelling …

Cost of TMJ Treatment;

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The costs of treating a TMJ disorder can vary widely. Some patients need minimal treatment or a night-guard only and costs are nominal.  The biggest cost can be non-treatment.  Shimshak et al showed in his landmark papers that patients with TMJ diagnosis have a 300% increase in medical costs in every single field of medicine except obstetrics.  These costs are …

ICE Pick Headaches: Primary Stabbing Headaches Chicago

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These headaches like migraines and Autonomic Trigeminal Cephalgias are caused by the Trigeminal Nerve but are not cosidered migraine attacks. The common pattern is for their appearance in patients who have a history of migraine. Many cases are infrequent and require no special treatment. Patients who experience frequent and Severe attacks may be prescribed Indomethacin as a preventive. Unfortunately, Indomethacin …

Migraines, Headaches or TMJ problems After Corneal Injury

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The cornea is innervated by the trigeminal nerve. I just saw a patient whose headaches, and tinnitus started after a cornea burn. TMJ symptoms also were exacerbated. I looked for previous cases but did not come across any. Pubmed had an abstract that showed that experimental burns to cornea of mice created brain inflamation at the trigeminal ganglia. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25146993 The …

Chicago: Orofacial Pain, TMD, TMJ, Headaches, Migraines and More

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Orofacial Pain Referral:   https://thinkbetterlife.com/referrals/ View patient video testimonials: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk9Bfz6pklC7_UluWFHzLrg/videos What is Orofacial Pain and how does it relate to TMJ Disorders and Headaches. Please visit this entire site to learn about help available for treating your Orofacial Pain and visit the patient testimonials about how they received help with their Orofacial Pain. The term Craniofacial pain, is also commonly used …

Jaw Pain, Muscle Soreness, Ear Ringing, and Dentistry

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Jaw pain, muscle soreness, ear ringing, and…dentistry? How it all relates Many people do not realize how much impact the mouth can have on the rest of the body. The muscles and tissue in the immediate area of the jaw are much stronger than we often assume. What this means is that disorders in the temporo-mandibular joint can result in …

Jaw Pain, Clicking & Popping

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An answer to jaw pain, clicking and popping Jaw pain, clicking or popping when you move your jaw while talking, chewing or yawning? This is not only uncomfortable but can be annoying when communicating and eating. It can also become embarrassing when it has reached the point that opening your mouth results in a locked jaw. If this sounds like you, we …