History:Patient referred by neuro physician arrived with acute symptoms of trigeminal neuralgia include an acute onset of sharp, stabbing pain to one side of the face. It tends to begin at the angle of the jaw and radiate along the junction lines; between the ophthalmic branch V1 and maxillary branch V2, or the maxillary branch V2 and the mandibular branch V3.The pain was severe and described as an electric shock. Agreevates by light touch, chewing, or cold exposure in the mouth. In the midst of an attack, affected their face trying to protect it from being touched. This is an important diagnostic sign because with many other pain syndromes like a toothache, the person will rub or hold the face to ease the pain. For Tigeminial Neuralgia. While there may be only one attack of pain, he experienced recurrent sharp pain every few hours or every few seconds.Conservative treatment including steroid and Botox inj did not respond because of high creatinine levels ie kidney failure
I did the following Acupuncture points for Tigeminial Neuralgia si3 bl62 tw 5, gb41 swallow needling to opp side and leave for 45 mins it worked. Pain was relieved thanks to Japanese acupuncture techniques.