Neuropathic Orofacial Pain Management

WHAT IS NEUROPATHIC OROFACIAL PAIN?

Multifactorial facial pain

Orofacial pain relates to the mouth or face whereas neuropathic pain is caused by lesion or disease in the peripheral or central nervous system. 

Orofacial pain can be caused by a variety of factors, including dental problems, sinus infections, or nerve damage. Neuropathic pain is caused by damage to the nervous system and can result in shooting, burning, or tingling pain.  Both types of pain can be debilitating and affect a person’s daily life, making it difficult to perform routine activities.

Symptoms of Neuropathic Orofacial Pain

  • Aching teeth or jaws
  • Facial pain
  • Sinus infections
  • Headaches
  • Earaches
  • Shooting, burning or tingling pain

Our Approach

At our practice, we offer a comprehensive approach to treating orofacial and neuropathic pain. We use advanced diagnostic techniques, such as imaging studies, nerve conduction studies, and blood tests, to determine the underlying cause of your pain.  Once the cause of your pain is identified, we develop a customized treatment plan that may include a combination of medications, therapy, and lifestyle
modifications.

How we can help

Prescribing medications to treat and minimize symptoms including anticonvulsants, antidepressants, and opioids

Developing a plan lifestyle modifications to improve quality of life including regular exercise, stress management techniques, and a healthy diet

Comprehensive therapeutic services to help with pain management

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Kelowna, BC V1Y 0C4
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