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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...

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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...


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