The Facial Pain Association (formerly The Trigeminal Neuralgia Association (TNA)) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit voluntary health organization, serving patients worldwide who suffer from neuropathic face pain, including Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN), their families, and the physicians, dentists and healthcare providers who treat them. TNA was founded in 1990 by a group of TN patients and their spouses with the mission to improve the quality of life of TN patients through programs that empower patients to become knowledgeable about their condition and treatment options, that aid patients with chronic pain, that educate non-specialists on matters of diagnosis and treatment, and that encourage relevant medical research.
The Trigeminal Neuralgia Association collects and distributes various articles about the disorder. Planned publications include informational pamphlets about trigeminal neuralgia for the general public. Serial Publications: Currently produces a quarterly newsletter and general information brochure. Support groups and informal patient network available nationwide.
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