Research shows that your gender affects how you experience pain. As a woman, you may also receive different treatment for your facial pain.
If your face pain has come back after treatment, it can be devastating. It is important to understand what to do next and where to turn.
Jonathan Greenberg, Research Staff Psychologist, Harvard Brain Integrative Health Clinic and Research Program will explain what mindfulness is and how it is used in therapeutic and other settings.
In this webinar, Dr. Jeffrey Brown, Chairman of the FPA Medical Advisory Board, talks about the top questions patients and their loved ones have regarding trigeminal neuralgia.
Dr. Deborah Barrett offers a framework and tools to help people improve their quality of life, just as they are, while also reducing pain and suffering. Her work draws from empirically based cognitive and behavioral interventions, and she practices what she preaches every day.
Dr. Raymond Sekula, Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Director of the Cranial Nerve Disorders Program at UPMC, and FPA Medical Advisory Board member reviews the challenges that can complicate the care of people with neuropathic facial pain.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychotherapy treatment method proven to help people recover from trauma and other distressing life experiences, including PTSD, anxiety, depression, and panic disorders. This presentation will review the applications of EMDR for people with facial pain.
Complementary health approaches, also referred to as complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), integrative health therapies, and other terms, refers to a group of diverse medical and health care systems, practices, […]
Facial pain affects you and those who love you. Learn to improve the quality of your relationships when you have face pain.
Michele Cohen, LCSW and FPA Support Group Leader discusses the benefits of psychotherapy and support programs, including her own experience as someone with facial pain.
Dr. Konstantin Slavin discusses neuromodulation, a procedure used to treat and enhance quality of life in individuals who suffer severe chronic illness due to persistent pain.
Dr. Derek Steinbacher, Director of Craniofacial Surgery, Yale Medicine, Chief of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry, FPA Medical Advisory Board member, reviews migraines, TMJ disorders, and dental pain.
Can Hormones Affect Facial Pain? Some women experience a change in their facial pain at various points in their menstrual cycles, when taking or stopping hormonal methods of birth control, […]
Jennifer M. Wagner, Executive Director of the Western Pain Society, explains the brain-body connection with an emphasis on pain response and provides a list of strategies for those affected by chronic pain.
Kenneth Casey, MD, FACS There is good news on the horizon finally for folks with chronic pain. The International Classification of Diseases – 11 (ICD11) has listed a new code […]
Facial pain can be described in many words…but if you had to choose just one, what would it be? The YPC recently shared how we would describe TN in one word and how we plan to overcome TN.
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