THE TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA AND FACE PAIN HANDBOOK by
George Weigel &
Kenneth F. Casey, M.D,
revision of this important book, published by the Trigeminal Neuralgia
Association is available with updated information on face pain. With chapters on causes, diagnosis,
latest treatment options along with comparative statistics on outcomes and
complications of surgical
procedures, recommendations on helping your doctor help you,
this is a must read book for anyone with face pain.
There is much new information that makes it worthwhile to get
the new edition of this book even if you own the first edition. Read more
about it or
your copy from the Trigeminal Neuralgia Association for $24.95.
Neuralgia Resources is a patient-to-patient resource for
victims of face pain caused by disorders of the
cranial nerves. These disorders include:
- Atypical Facial
Resources is a direct offshoot of Trigeminal
Neuralgia Resources established in 1995 by a group of TN
patients. We have expanded our focus to encompass all facial
neuralgias as we feel strongly we will find strength in
unity. We believe our many common issues will lead to finding
improved care for people with these terrible conditions.
This site is administered by a group of facial neuralgia victims
working on a volunteer basis. None of us is a medical professional and
therefore we cannot always guarantee the quality of the medical
information in these pages. We WILL NOT GIVE specific medical advice to
anyone. These pages are simply here for you to browse and see what
others have done or suggested. Before using or even considering any
treatment listed here, we strongly urge you to talk with a qualified
WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
A great many other
people have helped us in various ways. They are listed in the Acknowledgements.
you have something to contribute, be it a personal story or
“I had worked too hard, had done
too well, and wanted to do more in my life than just sit
… a blob of pain quivering in its misery, hidden and
about how recovery as a human being, as a
functioning person, as a family member and as a
professional is still possible despite unbearable,
The 5th National Trigeminal Neuralgia Association 2004
Conference Report and
Videos/DVD's are available for purchase
option to consider
Read about one woman's
experience with Motor Cortex Stimulation to relieve
her facial pain.
See this comprehensive
Facial Pain resource with Dr. Kim Burchiel's new
Face Pain classification, along with an
Facial Pain Diagnosis tool.
75 mcg/hr Duragesic Patch
look at the TNA-UK
Website with forums, a chatroom and more.
Cranial Nerve Disorders.
miss the animated Trigeminal
Neuralgia Tutorial (Highly recommended) and an
View an online
of Microvascular decompression surgery (MVD) from
Base Institute in Los Angeles, CA.
Pharmaceutical companies sometimes
prescription drugs free of charge to physicians whose
patients cannot afford to buy necessary
of Prescription Drug Patient Assistance Programs
lists these drug companies, the medicines covered and
Neuralgia Association Conferences
Sher A. Cuzzivoglio's Notes
TNA Conference 1998
TRIALS FOR FACIAL NEURALGIAS
Tools to help you do your own research