Essential Hypertension Treated with Bilateral SPG Blocks.

A recent study in the International Journal of Cardiology (PubMed abstract below. has show a bilteral SPG Block reduced blood pressure in patients with essential hypertension. This was based on a one time administation of anesthetic.   The authors believe this is due to changes in the sympathetic nervous t Self administration of SPG Blocks is very effective for treatment of …

Trigeminal Neuralgia: First Line Approach with SPG Blocks Can Be Safe and Effective

Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) has been called the Suicide Disease. The medical community typically considers  carbamazepine and oxcarbazepine as First Line Treatment.   I suggest that for many patients Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks are a far safer and offer a far more effective first line approach to addressing Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) without a multitude of medication side effects.  Side effects of Carbamazepine (Tegretol) and oxcarbazepine (Trileptal) …

Miracles on Park Avenue: Dr Milton Reder

This is the obituary of Dr Milton Reder who the book “Miracles on Park Avenue” was written about. I never had the pleasure of meeting him but his work changed my life and the lives of many of my patients.  There are other articles about this remarkable giant in pain management. I read the book “Miracles on Park Avenue” after …

SPG Stimulation: Neuromodulation with Myomonitor has a 50 Year Safety Record

Neuromodulation of the Sphenopalatine Ganglion with Electric Stimulation is an important new therapy for autonomic disorders including autonomic cephalias and can also be used to treat depressin, anxiety and PTSD in addition to many chronic pain problems. The Myomonitor, a ULF-TENS has been used safely for over 50 years in conjunction with neuromuscular dentistry. Neuromuscular dentistry is extremely effective in …

Migraine / Chronic Headache Treatment, SPG Blocks are Also Effective for Treating Head and Neck Cancer Pain

I have been treating Chronic Head and Neck Pain with Neuromuscular Dentistry and SPG Blocks for over 30 years.  SPG Blocks or SphenoPalatine Ganglion Blocks are very effective for relieving Chronic  Tension Headache, Migraine  and Autonomic Cephalgias including Cluster Headaches.  My preferred method of treatment is to teach patients to self-administer  the SPG Blocks with cotton tipped nasal catheters in the …

Neuromuscular Dentistry, Myomonitior and Sphenopalatine Ganglion Stimulation to Enhance Healing and Address Neurological Disorders and Diseases Including Stroke.

The utilization of the Myomonitor (ULF-TENS) change dentistry creating a new method of treating TMJ and MPD disorders. Doctors utilizing neuromuscular dentistry have an extremely high success rate in treating both TMD, Headaches and Migraines. The Serendipitous Stimulation of the Sympathetic and Parasympathetic nervous system via the Sphenopalatine Ganglion is a probable reason for their amazing success. Much of dentistry …

Doctors Discuss SPG Blocks: Their First Persona Experience

I recently taught a course in Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks in Seattle Washington to Neuromuscular Dentists. After the 90 minute lecture close to 100 doctors and their teams lined up to have SPG Blocks. This first Video is a dentist who has been in pain most of her life. She does not remember even a single day where she was out …

Sphenopalatine ganglion block: a safe and easy method for the management of orofacial pain.

I have been teaching self administration of SPG Blocks for over 30 years as an effective, patient friendly method of controlling orofacial pain, migraines, cluster headaches, tension headaches, sinus headaches, anxiety and many other common problems. I just came across this article from over 20 years ago endorsing this great technique. The Sphenopalatine Ganglion is also known as the Nasal …

Infiltration of the sphenopalatine ganglion decreases blood pressure in newly diagnosed and never treated patients with essential hypertension

Can the “Miracles on Park Avenue” SPG Block cure Essential Hypertension? Sphenopalatine Ganglion blocks have over a One Hundred Year history of being safe and effective for a wide variety of chronic pain issues. They were the block used by Dr Milton Reder in his work made famous by the book “Miracles on Park Avenue” A new article in the …

CLUSTER HEADACHES: Why your doctor should know multiple delivery methods for SPG Blocks

SPHENOPALATINE GANGLION BLOCKS ARE EXTREMELY EFFECTIVE FOR TREATING ACUTE CLUSTER HEADACHES. This article (abstract below) describes a patient with Jacob’s Disease. A Second Article from June 2017 “Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block in the Management of Chronic Headaches” (abstract below) also discusses effectiveness of the SPG Block. In the first paper The doctor wanted to do a SPG Block thru the Coronoid …