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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Facial neuralgia and vitamin B12 deficiency by Dr. Alexander Mauskop Medical Doctor Posted Sun 20 Sep 2009 10:55pm Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamine) deficiency is known to cause a wide variety of neurological symptoms.   It also seems to produce facial neuralgia, according to a report presented at the International Headache Congress in Philadelphia a week ago.  Two physicians from Milwaukee described 17 patients who had facial pain that was not typical of trigemi ... 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 »
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 »
What is, and What Causes Trigeminal Neuralgia? by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:20pm Aug 10, 2009 Trigeminal Neuralgia, also known as Tic Douloureaux, is a nerve disorder that causes abrupt, searing, electric-shock-like facial pains, most commonly the pain involves the lower face and jaw, but symptoms may appear near the nose, ears, eyes or lips. Many experts say trigeminal neuralgia is the most unbearably painful human con ... Read on »
How to Treat Trigeminal Neuralgia. by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 19 Mar 2010 9:21am This new paper from a doctor at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine in California describes and comments on the various ways to treat the painful and debilitating condition called trigeminal neuralgia. One of the most effective treatments is Gamma Knife – as patients including Martin Kemp of Spandau Ballet will be quick to attest. ... Read on »