Stereotactic Radiosurgery: Advanced Trigeminal Neuralgia Treatment

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is an excruciating neuropathic disorder characterized by sporadic episodes of intense pain in the face and jaw region. Symptoms of TN range from sudden, shock like pain to aching, burning sensations on parts of the face and can often be triggered by normal activities such as eating, talking or even the slightest touch.

For patients diagnosed with TN, the pain can be physically and mentally incapacitating. Read below to find out how St. Louis CyberKnife offers relief for patients with TN and to learn more about the advanced technology used to treat it.

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