Nasal Release Technique (Nasal Ballooning)
The nasal release technique has many other names, such as bilateral nasal specific, nasal ballooning, cranial facial release, endonasal technique, chiropractic nasal balloon and neurocranial restructuring. There are few nasal release technique providers in Pittsburgh, but we are one of them. A small balloon attached to a bulb is inserted into the nasal meatuses and quickly inflated and deflated. This can help with:
- Concussion and other head injuries
• Headaches, head pressure, migraines
• Muscle spasms, neck and shoulder pain
• Sinusitis, sleep apnea, snoring, other breathing and sinus disorders
• Tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
• TMJ (mouth, head and jaw pains)
• Vertigo and other balance problems
• Whiplash Syndrome
How Does The Procedure Work?
Our body is in constant search for balance. When a concussion or birth trauma occurs, the bones of the skull are impacted by force. When the skull is not moving properly, the rest of the body will attempt to compensate by changing the way we move. This can create poor posture, breathing difficulties, chronic pain, and even depression.
What Can I Expect From A Treatment?
Nasal Release Technique is performed using a finger cot affixed to a blood pressure bulb. The finger cot is lubricated, then placed in between the nasal turbinates. The blood pressure bulb inflates the cot, which expands inside the nasal passage. The opposite nostril is lightly compressed to prevent air from escaping. The patient takes a deep breath and holds it. Then the finger cot is gently inflated, making its way into the nasopharynx, causing it to widen. The finger cot is inserted into the lower portion of the nose on both sides, then the middle portion, then the upper portion. It is then repeated in the lower portion to balance the procedure.
The process is not usually painful because only one inflation in the passageways is performed the first time. When this is tolerated, more inflations are indicated. With the procedure, pressure is felt in the nose and inside the head. Many times, clicks and pops are felt in the bones of the head.
Treatment Is Possible At Our Chiropractic Offices
After undergoing an initial evaluation, Nasal Release Treatment may be incorporated into an individualized treatment program to reduce pain and speed up recovery. Patients may pair Nasal Release Techniques with massage therapy, chiropractic treatments, and other services at Premier Chiropractic Clinic.
Give us a call to schedule an appointment or book online at either our Mt Lebanon or McMurray office.
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