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Is there any one who got cure by Chiropractor for trigeminal Neuralgia

I am going twice a week  to a Chiropractor to get relief from Trigeminal  Neuralgia .He is an expert in  in nerve pain treatment.I have Trigeminal Neuralgia since Nov ember 20001..I took Homeopathic treatment,Accupuncture treatment..Since one and half years I am taking Gabapentin,colonzepam,baclofom etc.Pain goes and come.some times it almost blind me due to severe pain.
                                                              Is there anyone who got cure by Chiropractor. from Trigeminal Neuralgia?
Thanks.
DKJ in New York
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I was having neck and shoulder pain and went to a chiropractor who used the "Atlas" Technique. The sessions relieved the neck and shoulder pain, but I soon developed severe pain in my face. I was diagnosed with sinusitis - it was many years before I knew it was properly diagnosed with Trigeminal Neuralgia. After having microvascular decompression surgery for the TN. I returned to the same chiropractor. By that afternoon, the TN had returned – so I never returned to the chiropractor who used the Atlas technique, but I see a chiropractor who uses manual cervical manipulation and he does help with the neck pain, and he does not cause the nerve pain. But the best relief from the TN pain as Radiofrequency Denervation (not a surgery, but a procedure where the nerves in the neck and heated). There is typically no permanent damage to the motor nerves or any other sensations except that the TN is totally gone for up to 2 years at a time. The nerve regenerates anywhere from 6 mos. To 2 years, and the procedure has to be repeated. I have been having this procedure every 2 years for about 15 years. I could not live without it..
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Emily 107  you did mvd for TN and not healed ?seriously?i thought mvd is the best way healed permanent for TN
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There are many people who swear by their chiropractors -- usually the specialists in upper cervical chiropractics.  However, I am unaware of a "cure" it's mostly a relief from the painful symptoms of TN.  Other people have been helped by accupuncture and some find pain relief by being on a strict low fat diet.  All of these treatments are considered alternative medicine.  If it works to relieve your pain or help you reduce your meds (with doctor's approval) -- that's great!  But beware that there are many "quacks" out there that prey on people in pain who are desperate.  Always do your research and make sure that whatever treatment you choose is safe.
There are also different types of surgeries -- Gamma Knife, a variety of Rhizotomies (balloon compression, glycerol, radiofrequency), and Microvascular Decompression.  Before deciding on one of these you need to find out the best and worst case scenarios, how skilled is the surgeon, what side effects may be caused (facial numbness for example), and what are the average long term results.
All the best in your search for a pain solution!
Nancy
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nancy do you  meen radio waves???
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nancy do you  meen radio waves??? radio waves for every 2 years?
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nancy do you  meen radio waves??? radio waves for every 2 years?
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I am unfamiliar with radio waves in the treatment of TN.  
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If the patient back from chiropractor and say healed not pain anymore.ask them for mri if the result trigeminal nerve and artery in the right position not press each other so it is work
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