A Guide to Tic Douloureux (Trigeminal Neuralgia) Symptoms

Tic douloureux isn’t a term you hear every day. However, if you get diagnosed with it, you will likely experience severe disruptions to your daily routine. Also known as trigeminal neuralgia, this condition may lead to mental health problems due to its severe symptoms. We thought of outlining the key indications of tic douloureux and [...]

2021-08-15T05:44:23+00:00August 15th, 2021|Trigeminal Neuralgia|Comments Off on A Guide to Tic Douloureux (Trigeminal Neuralgia) Symptoms

Occipital or Trigeminal Neuralgia: Knowing Their Differences

The head and neck feature plenty of nerve roots. Unfortunately, when these nerves get pinched or compressed, they can cause searing pain that can spread from the affected spot to nearby areas of the body. Doctors and upper cervical chiropractic practitioners refer to this condition as neuralgia.  The pinching or compression can occur on different [...]

2021-07-18T09:20:24+00:00July 18th, 2021|Trigeminal Neuralgia|Comments Off on Occipital or Trigeminal Neuralgia: Knowing Their Differences

How Does an Inflamed Trigeminal Nerve Feel?

Did you know that roughly 150,000 people in the US feel pain when they smile because of trigeminal neuralgia? It’s a widespread chronic pain disorder that can severely impact your physical, mental, and psychological well-being. Most of these patients seek upper cervical care or take medications like pain relievers and anticonvulsants to cope.  Have you [...]

2021-06-20T05:34:58+00:00June 20th, 2021|Trigeminal Neuralgia|Comments Off on How Does an Inflamed Trigeminal Nerve Feel?

Trigeminal Neuralgia vs. TMJ: How To Know What You Have

Understanding medical terms can get a bit tricky sometimes. That’s because some seem to refer to the same condition. One example of this would be trigeminal neuralgia and TMJ. Both conditions cause extreme facial pain that can worsen with movement. Unfortunately, many aren’t sure if they have TMJ disorder or trigeminal neuralgia. As a result, [...]

2021-06-13T12:33:14+00:00June 13th, 2021|Trigeminal Neuralgia|Comments Off on Trigeminal Neuralgia vs. TMJ: How To Know What You Have

How Intense Trigeminal Neuralgia Pain Is

Trigeminal neuralgia isn’t a common phrase that you would hear from anyone. And yet, it’s one of the leading causes of discomfort among older people. So, what is trigeminal neuralgia? How intense can trigeminal neural pain get? More importantly, can a trigeminal neuralgia chiropractor help? Let’s explore a bit more about the leading cause of [...]

2021-05-09T13:55:22+00:00May 9th, 2021|Trigeminal Neuralgia|Comments Off on How Intense Trigeminal Neuralgia Pain Is

What Is the Best Painkiller for Trigeminal Neuralgia?

Trigeminal neuralgia hurts like no other. No matter how slight your movement is, your face hurts. It is not surprising that many people look for the ultimate painkillers to ease the pain. If you are looking for natural options, upper cervical chiropractors believe that an atlas bone adjustment can help address the pain.   What [...]

2021-02-15T05:12:36+00:00February 14th, 2021|Trigeminal Neuralgia|Comments Off on What Is the Best Painkiller for Trigeminal Neuralgia?

How to Feel Good Even with Trigeminal Neuralgia

Host-comedian Jimmy Fallon always comes up with wacky ideas for his late-night show. One of the best games they have run on the show is called “Lip Sync Battle.”  One of the funniest episodes featured Hollywood icon Tom Cruise lip-syncing to “Can’t Feel My Face” by The Weeknd.  Cruise made the audience roar when he [...]

2021-05-16T09:43:26+00:00December 13th, 2020|Trigeminal Neuralgia|Comments Off on How to Feel Good Even with Trigeminal Neuralgia

6 Natural Tweaks to Relieve Painful Facial Twitch

For decades, people with trigeminal neuralgia used anticonvulsant medications. Today, people use various other drugs to help ease what is known as the “most excruciating pain known to man.”  Some extreme cases make people choose surgery as a last resort to pain relief.  Yet, today, the good news is that upper cervical chiropractic is another [...]

2021-06-22T09:04:29+00:00December 13th, 2020|Trigeminal Neuralgia|Comments Off on 6 Natural Tweaks to Relieve Painful Facial Twitch

What Is Trigeminal Neuralgia and What Role Does the Neck Play?

Trigeminal Neuralgia is a condition that involves the trigeminal nerve. This is the nerve that is related to sensations in the face. As a result, this is an incredibly painful condition that can be triggered by the simplest of things such as smiling chewing. What are the symptoms and causes of trigeminal neuralgia? If the [...]

2021-05-25T15:55:36+00:00June 26th, 2018|Trigeminal Neuralgia|Comments Off on What Is Trigeminal Neuralgia and What Role Does the Neck Play?

TMD—One of the Many Side Effects of Teck Neck

Teck neck (sometimes referred to as text neck because of the prevalence of text messaging) can have many effects, one of which is TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder). TMD is characterized by jaw pain that may also radiate toward the ear and neck, loss of range of motion in the jaw, and a popping, clicking, or [...]

2021-05-17T09:19:40+00:00November 13th, 2016|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on TMD—One of the Many Side Effects of Teck Neck
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