Acupuncture for Trigeminal Neuralgia/Facial Pain
Trigeminal Neuralgia is sudden episodes of facial pain caused by nerve activities. Pain may be triggered by touch, movement, eating, or even air-drafts, which increase discomfort for those who suffer Trigeminal neuralgia.
How does acupuncture work for Trigeminal Neuralgia/Facial Pain?
Acupuncture is effective in treating this condition by promoting and inducing energy and blood circulation to the affected area. By improving the circulation, the nerve tissues of the affected area can be nourished to repair the nerve functions and reduce or eliminate the pain. Chinese herbs may be combined with acupuncture to enhance the desired achievement.
Course of treatment
There are 10-15 acupuncture sessions in one course of treatment. Treatment frequency depends on individual condition. Chinese herbs work synergistically with acupuncture.