Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks: Frequently Asked Questions About SPG Blocks

Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks (SPG Blocks, Nasal Blocks or Ptreygopalatine Ganglion Blocks) are used for a wide variety of problems, most commonly headache disorders which affect almost half of the population on a yearly basis. There are multiple methods of delivering SPG Blocks but most are minimally invasive. Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks are one of the safest treatment for headaches available.  SPG …

SPG Blocks: Relief from a Decade of Severe Migraines

Patients frequently suffer from severe migraine for years and even decades and a old fashioned inexpensive treatment can give the life changing relief.  Often called the “Miracle Headache Cure” Sphenopalating blocks have been around for over 100 years.  The last 20 to 30 years have become an era of massive drug therapy and they have fallen by the wayside.  This …

Self Administration of SPG Blocks by Patients. The Ultimate in Personal Medicine for Pain

This was originally published as a blog post on http://www.ThinkBetterLife.com. There are multible testimonials on youtube about the effectiveness of sphenopalatine ganglion blocks. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk9Bfz6pklC7_UluWFHzLrg The SPG Block or Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block can be extremely effective at preventing and eliminating migraines. The Sphenopalatine Ganglion is part of the Autonomic Nervous System. It is the Largest Parasympathetic Ganglion and treatment with lidocaine …

Unusual presentation of pain: TMJ, MPD or Neuralgia Symptoms. Diagnostic SPG Block may help in diagnosis.

Christina asks: Tell us about your headaches…: They happen randomly varying throughout different areas in my head. Most of the time they come on quickly n for no obvious reason. I could just be laying in bed doing nothing or I’ve had them come on real strong while I was talking or laughing then quit as soon as I quit …

SPG Block: Miracle Cure and/or Prevention for Migraines. Courses in SPG Block Administration by Dr Ira Shapira

SPG Block are often considered Miracle Treatments for Migraines and other chronic pains. The Book “Miracles on Park Avenue” was published in the late 1980’s and Dr Shapira learned the technique shortly after by his friend Dr Jack Haden. Dr Shapira later learned several other methods of utilizing the SPG Block from Dr Larry Lockerman, Dr Barry Glassman, Dr Lawrence …

Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block Treating Migraine, Chronic Daily Headache and TMJ Disorders

This is a reprint from my “Dr. Shapira’s Chicago Headache Blog on I HATE Headaches.org I Have added some patient testimonial videos to expand on the topic of Sphenpalatine Ganglion Blocks on a more personal level. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk9Bfz6pklC7_UluWFHzLrg Sunday, April 4, 2010 Sphenopalatine (nasal) Ganglion (SPG) can be responsible for much more than headaches. I came across this interesting abstract (below) …

NEUROMUSCULAR DENTISTRY (originally published in the American Equilibration Society magazine)

Neuromuscular Dentistry NEUROMUSCULAR DENTISTRY (originally published in the American Equilibration Society magazine) This is a reprint of a previously published article. Please visit my New Website for my New Highland Park office. www.thinkBetterLife.com The original article has two graphics that can be found at: https://www.sphenopalatineganglionblocks.com/neuromuscular-dentistry Ira L Shapira DDS, DABDSM, DAAPM, FICCMO Neuromuscular Dentistry remains an enigma to many dentists …

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Headache, Migraine, Fibromyalgia and TMJ Treatment with Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks and Neuromuscular Dentistry

Chronic Migraines, Chronic Daily Headaches, and TMJ (TemporoMandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome) and Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction: Treatment with SPG Blocks, Neuromuscular Dentistry and Trigger Point Therapy. Learn More about Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks and Neuromuscular Dentistry at: www.thinkbetterlife.com    Dr Shapira’s Highland Park Office   847-533-8313 www.IHateHeadaches.org Mary has lived with chronic pain for most of her adult life and can barely …

Chicago: Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block (SPG Block); Miracle Migraine Cure?

The SPG Block or Spenopalatine Ganglion Block is often touted as the miracle headache cure. There are various methods of doing sphenopalatine ganglion blocks. The Sphenopalatine Ganglion or SPG Ganglion is an parasympathetic autonomic ganglion found in the pterygopalatine fossa. It is also called the Pterygopalatine Ganglion and the Nasal Ganglion. The Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block has been called the “Miracle …

Cluster Headache Relief With Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block. Controlling Chronic Daily Headaches with Neuromuscular Orthotic.

Originally posted on http://www.ihateheadaches.org on Sunday, June 10, 2012 Cluster Headache Relief With Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block A recent article reported on the treatment of cluster headaches with Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks. While neuromuscular diagnostic orthotics may relieve or eliminate cluster headaches they may still require treatment on occasion. I frequently teach my patients how to self administer the blocks intranasally with …