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OBJECTIVE To describe a standardized methodology for the performance of peripheral nerve blocks (PNBs) in the treatment of headache disorders. BACKGROUND PNBs have long been employed in the management of headache disorders, but a wide variety of techniques are utilized in literature reports and clinical practice. METHODS The American Headache Society… (More)
The sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG) has attracted the interest of practitioners treating head and face pain for over a century because of its anatomical connections and role in the trigemino-autonomic reflex. In this review, we discuss the anatomy of the SPG, as well as what is known about its role in the pathophysiology of headache disorders, including… (More)
Migraine is a syndrome characterized by recurrent headaches with or without aura. Triggers include foods, hormonal changes, and stressors. Migraine must be differentiated from other unilateral headache disorders and from headaches due to other neurologic and systemic diseases.