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2013-12-11 04:21:13

ZURICH, December 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pain management as an independent medical field has been significantly growing during the last few decades. Doctors and clinics specialize in the treatment of pain in general and chronic pain specifically. These specialists often suggest using a pain diary [http://www.catchmypain.com ] to track the pain, see its development and adjust the treatment accordingly. CatchMyPain is an electronic version of such a pain diary and a great...

2013-07-30 04:21:16

CAMBRIDGE, England, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Designation granted by US FDA for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia Convergence Pharmaceuticals Limited ("Convergence" or "the company"), the company focused on the development of novel and high value analgesic medicines for the treatment of chronic pain, is pleased to announce that its novel sodium channel blocker, CNV1014802 ('802), has been granted orphan-drug designation by the US Food and Drug...

2012-01-27 11:00:20

Cyberknife radiosurgery in treating trigeminal neuralgia A technique that delivers highly focused beams of radiation, known as Cyberknife, can relieve the stabbing pain of the facial nerve condition trigeminal neuralgia, indicates a small study published online in the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery. Trigeminal neuralgia is thought to affect around five in every 100,000 people. It takes its name from the trigeminal nerve, the source of the pain, which is experienced as a sharp,...

2011-10-22 07:00:00

Delta Spinal Care & Holistic Wellness (DSC), a local holistic health and wellness clinic, under direction of Drs. Matthew Flory and Chris Maffit, has developed a new program to identify the cause(s) of a personâs migraine and headache related symptoms including specific allergies, hormonal imbalances, stress and physical injuries. This is a unique and outstanding opportunity for individuals in the community who have not had access to these procedures because of increasing...

2011-09-19 08:16:00

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Laser Med Center, which specializes in treating Trigeminal Neuralgia, has received an FDA approval for its revolutionary laser device. This is a non-invasive alternative to surgery, which treats pain through nerve tissue regeneration. Trigeminal Neuralgia is a terribly painful condition of the trigeminal nerve in the face. The trigeminal nerve (the fifth cranial nerve or CN5) is primarily a sensory nerve and is responsible for facial...

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2009-12-29 12:40:00

There are a various forms of chronic facial pain, ranging from the mildly unpleasant to the excruciating and debilitating.  But according to a new study released in the Netherlands, such disorders are thankfully more uncommon than researchers had once suspected. The sundry varieties of face and head pain do not, however, have a common cause.  They may simply pop up on their own or can more often be the side effect of some other underlying health issue such as a tumor, stroke or...

2008-08-21 09:00:22

By Shirley, Barry Hypnotherapy for Pain Reduction: Two Case Studies Abstract Trigeminal Neuralgia (tic douloureux) has been referred to as the 'suicide disease 'by many of those afflicted. It is a disorder of the fifth cranial (trigeminal) nerve and can produce intense, stabbing, electric shock-like pain sensations. A less common form called Atypical Trigeminal Neuralgia may cause less intense pain sensations, ranging from a constant burning or dull ache to occasional electric shock-like...