SPG blocks work best on headaches that have parasympathetic-related symptoms associated with them. SPG blocks can also treat temporomandibular joint disorders, trigeminal neuralgia, and post-herpetic neuralgia.
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Finally, remember that epistaxis is an unlikely but potential complication.
Dr. Viguri is associate director of ED pain management at St. Joseph‘s Hospital in Paterson, New Jersey.
Dr. Paez Perez is an emergency medicine resident at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center.
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