Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal Neuralgia is a chronic condition caused by a misfiring of the trigeminal nerve. An attack causes brief episodes of extreme, shooting pain.


  • Episodes of sharp, intense, stabbing pain in the cheek or jaw that may feel like an electric shock
  • Periods of relief between episodes
  • Anxiety from the thought of the pain returning

Treatment Options

  • Gasserian ganglion block through the foramen ovale