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The Neck Pain Associated with Occipital Neuralgia by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 07 May 2010 12:00am 7 Comments Ever get pain in the back on your head and neck, specifically at the base of the neck? This muscles here are called the suboccipital muscles collectively, and when there is pain here, the term is occipital neuralgia. What is the Occipital Neuralgia? Occipital neuralgia refers to having pain and muscle spasms that come specifica ... Read on »
Natural Occipital Neuralgia treatment discovered by Chance… by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 01 Feb 2011 12:00am First off, what exactly is occipital neuralgia? This is a pain and spasm associated with the occipital region of the head and the occipital nerves. The occipital nerves originate in the upper cervical spine. The occipital muscles are at the base of the skull in the back of the head. Pain with this condition tends to be a pa ... Read on »
Botox for occipital neuralgia by Dr. Alexander Mauskop Medical Doctor Posted Sun 18 Oct 2009 10:04pm Botox can relieve pain of occipital neuralgia, according to a pilot study by neurologists in Ohio, published in Headache.  Occipital neuralgia is a painful condition that manifests itself by pain in the back of the head, usually on one side.  Pain can be burning, but also sharp,or throbbing in character.  It is often the result of a spasm of occi ... Read on »
Occipital Neuralgia - Success with Chiropractic by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 01 Feb 2011 5:46pm Occipital Neuralgia can cause severe neck pain and headache-like pain. What happens is that pressure and inflammation around the back of the neck puts alot of pressure on nerves in that region; namely the occipital nerves. Chiropractic neck adjustment helps to loosen the occipital muscles, cervical paraspinal muscles, and trapezius musc ... Read on »
Dear Ms. DeParle: by Jennifer Jaff Patient Expert Posted Thu 07 Oct 2010 3:35pm Dear Ms. DeParle I am writing as a consumer representative to underscore the critical importance of the new appeals provisions, especially as they apply to self-funded plans. Advocacy for Patients with Chronic Illness, Inc. provides free information, advice and advocacy services to patients with chronic illnesses nationwide in areas ... Read on »
Blizzard Good For Vulvodynia But Bad For Pudendal Neuralgia by Quinn Patient Expert Posted Sat 06 Feb 2010 6:16pm We have over two feet of snow on the ground here.  Digging out has been a nightmare.  My husband took care of the sidewalk while I tackled my car.  The furious winds created snowdrifts all over the neighborhood and a nice big one right against my car.  After clearing away as much as I could from the top and right side, I decided to try to c ... Read on »
Radio Today: Dr. Krusz on Trigeminal Neuralgia by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 8:08pm Surf on over to VoiceAmerica Radio (online radio) this afternoon for an hour-long broadcast about trigeminal neuralgia. Dr. Krusz will be guest hosting Helen Dearman's show, "Pain Tamers: Living With Chronic Pain." The show is live at 4 p.m. central time, 5 p.m. eastern time. Dr. Krusz's guest for today's broadcast will be Michael Pastern ... Read on »
Trigeminal Neuralgia by Dr. Daniel Kalish Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Sun 14 Sep 2008 3:54pm 1 Comment Well here are my thoughts and what has worked very well for clients of mine. The Trigeminal nerve is the 5 th CN and supplies sensation to the face. There are 3 divisions, the ophthalmic (V1), maxillary (V2) and madibular (V3). Besides senation, they also innervate the massetar, temporalis, med/lat pterydoid, tensor vali palatini, mylohyoid, ... Read on »
Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) - What is it? by stuart Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:26pm OBTAINED from Bonnie at: Tr igeminal Neuralgia (TN) What is it? TN is an extremely severe facial pain that tends to come and go unpredictably in sudden shock-like attacks. The pain is often described as stabbing, shooting, excruciating, burning, extremely stron ... Read on »
Another option for trigeminal neuralgia by Dr. Alexander Mauskop Medical Doctor Posted Fri 03 Jul 2009 3:38pm Trigeminal neuralgia is an extremely painful condition which causes severe electric shock-like pain in one or more branches of the trigeminal nerve.  The 3 branches are mandibular, in the lower jaw, maxillary, in the upper jaw, and ophthalmic in the upper face.  It is more common in the elderly and is caused by compression of the trigeminal nerve ... Read on »