Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block

What You Need to Know

A sphenopalatine ganglion block is utilized for patients who have not found relief from their headaches with typical treatments. The procedure is performed in an office or a surgical center. A small amount of numbing medication is placed near a confluence of nerves that is usually accessed through the nose. We may consider referring to a surgery specialist to help prolong the effect of the block.