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ID 27220
  Title Chiropractic management of patient with atypical presentation of trigeminal neuralgia: A brief report [case report]
Journal J Contemp Chiropr. 2022 ;5(1):243-245
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Case Report

Objective: To describe the successful chiropractic management of a patient with an atypical presentation of trigeminal neuralgia.

Clinical Features: A 45-year-old female patient had right-sided jaw pain and numbness in the tip of her nose. These symptoms had been present for a month prior to her seeking care.

Intervention and Outcome: Her right temporomandibular joint was adjusted via light-force activator 9 times over a 2-month period. This led to full resolution of her symptoms.

Conclusion: Treatment of atypical trigeminal neuralgia with chiropractic manipulation using Activator Technique resulted in the resolution of jaw pain and nose numbness and allowed the patient to return to normal activities.

Author keywords: Trigeminal Neuralgia; Chiropractic Manipulation

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