Trigeminal Neuralgia Physical Therapy Treatment Approach

Trigeminal Neuralgia Physical Therapy Treatment Approach

Fothergill’s Disease (FD) also known as Trigeminal Neuralgia is characterized by paroxysmal attacks of severe, sharp, stabbing, electric shock-like pain affecting one side of face mainly second and third divisions of it. It can be triggered by chewing, speaking, and cold winds. Most of the time patients with FD or TN showed partially or refractory responsiveness to drug therapy or surgery for relief of pain. Hardly any studies have reported the role of physical therapy in Fothergill’s Disease or Trigeminal Neuralgia.

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