Studies & Research

Predictive Value of Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Many have been through a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) process. The intention has been to see whether a blood vessel is resting/pumping on the trigeminal nerve. This is not a diagnostic tool because some people can have this situation and never feel pain or discomfort on the trigeminal nerve. In some cases, a blood vessel […]

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Nerve Combing – Dr Jeremy Russell

Early in 2022, a member of the TNAA Medical Advisory Board, Melbourne based Dr Jeremy Russell offered a webinar to Tasmanian TN sufferers. During his presentation he explained how he had conducted some ‘combing’ of the trigeminal nerve as a treatment to stop pain.This 2000 article addresses a few matters associated with nerve combing.

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Whole Person Pain – Empowered Relief

The Association recently were provided details from Stamford University of the presentation by Dr. Beth Darnall, PhD – Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine A video recording of last week’s program called “Whole Person Pain” is now available  The presentation in 90 minutes in length and has details of many study approaches.  […]

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Canadian Case Study – Can Chiropatric Treatments Reduce Trigeminal Neuralgia Pain

The management of pain as a Trigeminal Neuralgia sufferer is constantly being considered Treatments other than medication can include meditation, relaxation tecniques and manipulation performed by a chiropractioner It can be bewildering working out which approach to take, especially when pain levels are high The attached study has been produced by The Journal of the […]

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Stanford’s Facial Pain Program – Whole Person Pain Care: Latest research and scalable treatments for pain and opioid reduction

Here at TNA Australia we link with International Organisations who deal with Trigeminal Neuralgia and other Facial Pain conditions We have registered to be provided with information about Webinars and Research from many of these providers.  One of the unexpected wonderful outcomes of the COVID pandemic is the way many International and National Organisations have […]

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Deloitte Access Economics Report – The Cost of Pain in Australia

Sufferers of Trigeminal Neuralgia suffer chronic pain and very often treatment is made harder due to the  clinicians,  who treat the patient, do not always work collaboratively through the diagnostic and treatment process. The Deloitte report is very interesting because it highlights the huge benefits from multi departmental care. “Deloitte Access Economics was commissioned by […]

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Joint Consultation Study

Our organisation have links with medical and dental experts around the world, all working hard to diagnose, support and treat sufferers of Trigeminal Neuralgia. We publish our newsletter to them and they reciprocate by providing new research, articles and advice for the benefit of our members In November we were contacted by Prof Joanna Zakrzewska, […]

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