Today I saw this video from the Facial Pain Research Foundation.

 

Trigeminal Neuralgia can be very debilitating. The medications to treat the pain have ugly side effects. Surgery is limited. And no, someone with Trigeminal Neuralgia is not crazy.

Studies have shown Acupuncture to be helpful to folks suffering with TN. Below are a couple of examples.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29080198

https://www.healthcmi.com/Acupuncture-Continuing-Education-News/1505-acupuncture-reduces-trigeminal-neuralgia-pain

So far in my career as an Acupuncturist, I’ve been able help reduce and/or alleviate the pain of my Trigeminal Neuralgia patients. If you know someone who’s struggling with this neurological disorder, please let them know that Acupuncture may help.

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