High Rate of Misdiagnoses for Lesser Known “Suicide Disease” Spotlights Need for Second Opinion

 

Trigeminal neuralgia, often referred to as the “suicide disease,” is an excruciating facial pain nerve disorder many have never heard of. But for the 12 out of every 100,000 people per year affected by it, the condition can make living a normal life agonizing and unbearable. October 7 is recognized as Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day, […]

 

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New Jersey CyberKnife Recognizes Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day

 

Sometimes described as the most excruciating pain a person can experience, trigeminal neuralgia is a debilitating facial nerve disorder many have never heard of. But for the 12 out of every 100,000 people per year affected by it, the condition can make living a normal life agonizing and unbearable. October 7 is recognized as Trigeminal […]

 

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Trigeminal Neuralgia Patient Testimonial

 

 

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Spotlight On: Trigeminal Neuralgia

 

Though primarily used to treat benign and malignant tumors, stereotactic radiosurgery can also treat additional medical conditions, including a rare nerve disorder, trigeminal neuralgia (TN). Excruciating facial pain triggered by everyday activities such as chewing, talking or swallowing characterizes the debilitating condition. TN can often be mistaken for a dental problem, since the disorder usually […]

 

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New Jersey CyberKnife treats Trigeminal Neuralgia Patients

 

New Jersey CyberKnife is currently treating trigeminal neuralgia patients noninvasively using CyberKnife technology. Trigeminal neuralgia is a painfully debilitating neuropathic disorder. Commonly referred to as TN, the condition is a disorder of the trigeminal, or fifth cranial, nerve that controls sensation in the face. TN patients experience episodes of intense, electroshock-like pain on either side […]

 

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