Acupuncture for Trigeminal Neuralgia - Treatment Protocols

Below you will find some of the more common tcm diagnoses and acupuncture treatment protocols for trigeminal neuralgia. There are many ways to treat this condition with Eastern Medicine and our presentation is only one of many possible options.

The trigeminal nerve has 3 branches which come out around the taiyang area of the face. In trigeminal neuralgia the pain can be quite severe with an electrical or burning sensation

The information on our site is drawn from our own lecture notes and clinical experience. The following lecture notes were consulted within this section:

  • St. John, Meredith: New England School of Acupuncture, Etiology and Pathology Lecture Notes
  • Valaskatgis, Peter: New England School of Acupuncture, Etiology and Pathology Lecture Notes