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 …

Pain Is Destroying My Life! Pain Solutions Restore Your Quality Of Life.

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Living day to day with severe or chronic pain can be agonizing to your spirit, your family and your life. There is hope for patients with chronic head, neck, face and back pain. Millions are disabled with chronic pain. It i estimated that 100 million Americans have chronic pain and as many as 11 million are disabled by chronic headaches …

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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 …

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TMJ Alphabet Soup: TMJ, TMD, TMJD,CMD, CMCD, CFP, OFP, MPD, CCPS, CRPS, TN, NMD, CR, CO, EMG, MKG, CMS, TENS, ULF-TENS, SPG, AES, ICCMO, NUCCA, A/O, AAOP, CBT, SPG

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The number of abbreviations in medicine and dentistry is amazing.  In this short post I am going to give only a small number of definitions routinely utilized in literature and culture concerning TMJ disorders, often called “the Geat Imposter”  This will be an open Blog and will be added to over time.  Please come back and visit and if you …

CHICAGO: ALF Appliance: An Orthopedic Option

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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 years and the ALF or Advances Lightwire Functional Appliance is very similar. It is a deceptively simple appliance, …

Precision Personalized Medical Treatment for TMJ, TMD, MPD, Headaches and Migraines

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Precision Personalized Medical Treatment for Headaches and Migraines Physiologic Medicine Pinnacle of Personalized Medicine. Measurement is essential for precision treatment! “If it is measured it is a fact otherwise it is an opinion” Barney Jankelson founder of precision physiologic dentistry. In general treatment for headaches and migraines is far from personalized or precision but rather consists of trial and error …

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 …

Looking for a Physiologic Dentist in Ilinois for my Severe Pain

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This is a reprinted letter and response from I Hate Headaches.org Rachel: I have been living with severe head and neck pain for years. I am often at my wits end and I heard about physiologic dentistry. I have read about it on I Hate Headaches and want to find a physiologic dentist in Illinois. Dear Rachel, What issues are …

Barrington: Innovative Treatment Protocols for Fast Relief of TMJ (TMD) Disorders

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Patients from across Chicagoland and the Midwest are finding answers for TMJ disorders in Highland Park, Illinois. The following is a reprint of a 24/7 Press Release: Innovative Treatment Protocols for Fast Relief of TMJ (TMD) Disorders: You Deserve a Better Quality of Life. Solutions Now Available for Problem Headaches and Migraines Amazing TMJ Testimonial Video. Improving the quality of …

Quality of Life Considerations in Migraine and Chronic Daily Headache Treatment

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Migraines, Chronic Daily Headaches, Tension Headaches and the Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalgias are all extremely invasive and disruptive to overall quality of life. Medications to treat these disorders are often dangerous and have multiple side effects that range from minor to life threatening. Medication Overuse Headaches and Rebound Headaches can actually be worse than the original problem the medications are used …