MHNI has received a number of inquiries about the use of sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG) blocks for headache.
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Andrea Sherman, PT, DPT, will be working for MHNI on a full-time basis.
NBC’s Today morning show featured Drs. Saper and Moheyuddin and a patient who came to MHNI for relief of her chronic migraines.
On Friday, June 28, 2013, Joel R. Saper, M.D., was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Headache Society and International Headache Society for his ceaseless efforts on behalf of headache patients, head and neck pain research, and pain care legislation.
There has been a serious crisis in the use of methylprednisolone (steroid) for epidurals involving the neck and the back. Fortunately, steroids administered by MHNI did not originate from the contaminated source.
Dr. Joel Saper accepted the American Pain Society Clinical Center of Excellence in Pain Management award on behalf of MHNI.
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain is a known headache trigger. Fortunately, a suprising number of the factors that contribute to TMJ pain can be treated through physical therapy.
So, your doctor has told you that it’s important to get regular exercise, both for maximizing your overall health, and for helping to manage your migraines. Are you skeptical? You’re not alone.
Neurologist Joel Saper doesn't believe there's a panacea for chronic headache, but does offer hope in promising new treatments, including neuromodulation.
The November 2008 issue of Women’s Health magazine includes a list of the best doctors in the specialties most important to women. Dr. Saper is featured in the “Top Neurologists” category – the only Michigan doctor among the 16 that were named in that specialty.