Category: Treatments

Temporal Neuralgia

Temporal neuralgia involves irritation of the temporal nerve, which originates at the sides of the head and rises to the top of the head. The irritation is most commonly related to muscle tension around the temporal nerve itself. This can be caused from various muscular disorders in the head, including irritation of the temporomandibular joint… Read more »



Phantom Limb Stump Pain

Research shows virtually everyone who undergoes an amputation of an extremity will describe some measure of phantom limb sensation. These are sensory illusions giving the person a sense that the missing limb is still present. The underlying cause of this disorder is not known. However, doctors suspect it may be linked to parts of the… Read more »


Cervicogenic Headaches

A headache is the most common pain complaint in our society. Tens of millions of people suffer from headaches every year. Chronic headaches can be divided into three categories: Migraine Headaches – are believed to originate in the blood vessels that supply the head. Muscle Tension Headaches – are caused from chronic contraction of the… Read more »


TMJ

Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) is defined by an aching in the chewing muscles of the jaw. It is often associated with limitations in the ability to move the jaw as well as with clicking or popping sounds in the jaw. The pain generally occurs around the temporomandibular joint in the jaw, the sides of the… Read more »