A migraine is a common disabling headache disorder that affects millions of lives. In a recent study done by the Global Burden of Disease Survey 2010, migraines ranked as the third most prevalent disorder and seventh-highest specific cause of disability worldwide. Migraines have an impact on lifestyle, occupations, and quality of life. It is a…Details
What is an SPG block, and how can it help my headaches? The sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG) is a nerve bundle located deep in the face, behind the root of the nose; it is part of the autonomic nervous system. For a long time the SPG has been a target for the treatment of severe headaches.…Details
Many patients with chronic headaches, report their headaches arising from the neck or base of the skull. The pain is usually uni-lateral (one-sided). From the neck, the pain can then radiate forward towards the top of the head, forehead, eye, or all the above. This is the definition of a cervicogenic headache.
If I have a back condition, why do I have leg pain? This is a common question encountered in the spine world. Lumbar radiculopathy is a disease process that affects one or more lumbar nerve roots. The lumbar spine consists of five vertebral moveable bones (block–like structures). The bones are labeled by number L-1, L-2,…Details