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SPG Blocks for Chronic Head Pain and TMJ

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Dealing with headaches can easily be one of the worst experiences you may have to go through. For some people, the frequency of headaches is enough to disrupt their lives on a daily basis. People who consistently suffer from chronic head pain are concerned with how to get rid of these migraine headaches. Thankfully, there is a revolutionary discovery, which …

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 …

Lifetime Migraine Worse After Breaking Jaw

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PATIENT QUESTION: I’m 29 years old. I’ve been a severe migraine sufferer since I was about five. Two years ago I broke and dislocated my right jaw. My pain is horrific now. At least 3 to 4 days out of the week I’m sick with them now, when it only used to be maybe 2 a week. It’s really messed …

TMJ Disaster With Treatment: Massive Open Bite Corrected after 12 Years

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Ellen came into my office with a 12 years history of severe pain all over her body, in her face, neck, jaws, hips, knees and feet. She also had an enormous open bite and only two teeth in her entire mouth met. Her story began with ear and joint pain and she saw an ENT whp told her it was …

Migraine Continua: Wanted Participants for free study in Highland Park

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I am doing a study involving a single visit to address Migraine Continua “Rebooting the Brain” with bilateral Spenopalatine Ganglion Blocks via Suprazygomatic Spenopalatine Ganglion Blocks.http://www.24-7pressrelease.com/press-release/the-migraine-relief-study-chronic-migraine-migraine-continua-chronic-daily-headache-and-hemicrania-continua-evaluating-instant-relief-potential-of-sphenopalatine-ganglion-spg-blocks-425596.php View videos of patients Dr Shapira treats. These are not study patients. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk9Bfz6pklC7_UluWFHzLrg/videos

Fibromyalgia Relief: Almost Instant Relief with SPG Block

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Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks can give incredible relief to patients suffering from Fibromyalgia. This patient describes how 9 years of continuous pain was resolved almost immediately after nasal application of lidocaine to the sphenopalatine ganglion via nasal catheters. I routinely teach patients to self administer SPG Blocks giving them control over their pain. Patients find it extremely convenient not to have …

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 …

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 …

Chronic Headache Relief: Healthy Approaches to Relief

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Chronic Headache Relief: Key to Relief is Controlling Noxious Input into the Trigeminal Nervous System All headaches are controlled primarily or completely by the Trigeminal Nervous System. Noxious input to the trigeminal Nerve travels thru the Trigeminovascular System and the Trigemino-Cervical Complex to result in the release of vasoactive substances responsible for migraines, chronic daily headaches, tension headaches, new persistent …

What All Headaches Have In Common: Migraines, Cluster Headaches, Chronic Daily Headaches, New Persistent Headaches Cluster Headaches

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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT HEADACHES: Question from Kasey in Pennsylvania: I always seem to have a headache that never 100% goes away, and it usually varies day to day. It can get worse by mid to the end of the day. I don’t have bad jaw pain but could that be a culprit, can foods cause tension headaches? Dr Shapira …