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Trigeminal Neuralgia (facial nerve
Pain in the
face that can last from seconds to days.
Recurring attacks that get longer each time it comes. Sudden facial spasms on one or more of
the three branches of nerves (trigeminal).
Comes suddenly in a shocking spasming fashion, extremely painful. Most commo is
the Zygomatic and the mandibular
branches. The orbital is less
puncture on patients trigger points.
Try to find
out what triggers: emotional stress, weather, food, talking.
Wind/Heat, Wind/Cold, Toxic Heat, Qi and Blood stagnation
Orbital – BL 2, GB 8, 14, LI
4, ST 8, 41
– ST 2, SI 18, LI 4, 20, GB 3
– Ren 24, Jia Cheng Jiang
(even with Ren 24 below the corners of the lips), SJ 17,
ST 44, LI 4
- wind- GB
- Qi and
Blood stagnation – SP 6, LR 3
methods- do not over manipulate, longer calmer
Alternative Treatment Methods
mandible, frontal, shenmen
injection- vit B1 & B12, Yan Hu Suo, preference is to
inject subcutaneously on the trigger points
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