Facial nerve pain (Trigeminal nerve pain)
Facial nerve pain is a form of pain in which someone suffers from short-term pains in the face, usually on one side. It concerns a hypersensitivity of the facial nerve (trigeminal nerve), which runs across the face in three branches. Therefore, different parts of the face can be affected: the area around the forehead, the area around the upper jaw and cheeks, or the area around the lower jaw.
Coldness often causes suffering a shooting pain, but also certain movements of the jaw such as chewing, talking or swallowing trigger the pain. Even a touch or touching can act as a trigger.
This extreme sensitivity of the facial nerve seems to have to do with a twist in or coiling of a nearby placed artery. The vein pulses against the nerve fibers which has an abnormal sensitivity as effect.
How does acupuncture help?
Abdominal Acupuncture often offers a solution for neuropathy. With the help of the ChinaMedic Approach, it is possible in many cases to greatly reduce or even eliminate acute or chronic nerve pain. In cases of neuropathy we stimulate specific acupuncture points on the abdomen that are related to the problem area. By needling these points, we can quickly reduce nerve pain. If necessary, we apply another acupuncture technique to create the best result. Often people notice an improvement and relief of pain with the first treatment.
Acupuncture treatment for nerve pain is safe and has no side effects.