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Does Acupuncture For TMJ And Jaw Pain Work?

How can being poked by a needle actually relieve pain? It seems to make no logical sense, but this integrative medical practice has been successfully used to treat pain and disease for thousands of years. You may be reluctant to try acupuncture for TMJ, but it may just provide the [...]

By |2020-09-07T14:05:32-07:00September 14th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Does Acupuncture For TMJ And Jaw Pain Work?

13 Trigeminal Neuralgia Symptoms You Should Know

When classifying the severity of chronic pain disorders, many people would agree that trigeminal neuralgia pain is the most challenging and painful conditions. Hard to diagnose, often unpredictable, and in some cases intractable, this disorder is frequently referred to as the “suicide disease” because of its severity. With a proper [...]

By |2018-10-08T18:30:02-07:00October 10th, 2018|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 13 Trigeminal Neuralgia Symptoms You Should Know

When Your Head Hurts: Trigeminal And Occipital Neuralgia

If you suffer from severe head or facial pain, you may want to learn more about trigeminal and occipital neuralgia. Neuralgia is nerve-related pain, and trigeminal and occipital neuralgia are two of the most potentially-debilitating types. Trigeminal neuralgia and occipital neuralgia affect different areas of the head. Both can produce [...]

What Is Burning Mouth Syndrome?

Picture this scenario: you are making homemade pizza for dinner with fresh mozzarella, fresh tomatoes, and a handful of basil on a homemade crust. When the timer goes off, the cheese is bubbly and inviting. You cannot resist and take a bite. Immediately, your mouth floods with pain as the [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:30:54-07:00October 28th, 2015|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on What Is Burning Mouth Syndrome?

What Is Trigeminal Neuralgia?

Trigeminal neuralgia is facial pain that all stems from the same area: the trigeminal nerve. This nerve is located slightly forward of the top of the jaw behind the eyes, and it has branches that spread out all across the face, including down the nose and cheeks, and even across [...]

By |2014-06-03T17:13:46-07:00June 19th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on What Is Trigeminal Neuralgia?