Trigeminal Neuralgia Conference in January 2023 was a life-changing event for Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) and facial pain sufferers. This conference brought together renowned experts in the field of TN. Providing invaluable insights into the latest developments in treatment and management. If you suffer from TN, the information presented at this conference is not to be missed.
In this article, we’ll delve deeper into the conference and highlight the practical solutions for TN pain management. The empowering experience for attendees, and the commitment of TNA to expand its focus to include facial pain.
The conference was expertly chaired by Aneeta Prem MBE and the joint chairs of the medical advisory board, Dr Lambru and Mr Barazi. The event was well-organized, and delegates were treated to an inspiring and informative day of presentations. The quality of the speakers was impressive, and they provided practical solutions for TN pain management.
Dr Lambru and Mr. Barazi, renowned experts in the field of TN, offered invaluable insights into managing TN pain. Linda Fisher, a Chartered Psychologist, provided practical tips on how to cope with the emotional impact of TN, while Mark Weatherall, a Consultant Neurologist, gave an informative presentation on the neurological treatment of TN.
The conference provided practical solutions for TN pain management, leaving attendees feeling better equipped to manage their TN pain. As one delegate put it, “The information presented at the TNA conference has changed my life. I feel better equipped to manage my TN pain, and I’m grateful for the support I received from other attendees.”
The TNA conference was an empowering experience for TN sufferers. Attendees learned from leading experts in the field. Delegates felt inspired to take control of their pain. As another delegate said, “The TNA conference was an empowering experience. The knowledge and expertise displayed by the speakers were impressive. I left feeling more informed and better equipped to manage my TN pain.”
In addition to the wonderful insights provided by the TNA conference attendees were thrilled to hear that the Trigeminal Neuralgia Association (TNA) has expanded its focus to include facial pain as part of its work. This decision was met with great enthusiasm, as it recognizes the wide range of pain experiences that individuals with facial pain endure.
Furthermore, four individuals who suffer from TN and facial pain were delighted that research is at the heart of what TNA wants to do. They recognized that research is essential for discovering new treatments and ultimately finding a cure for TN and facial pain. This focus on research shows that TNA is dedicated to providing the most up-to-date and effective treatment options for its members.
Attendees were also pleased to learn that TNA will continue to support its members with its helpline and regional meetings. The TNA helpline is a vital resource for those who need support and advice.
The regional meetings provide an opportunity for members to meet others who are going through similar experiences, share stories, and exchange practical tips on how to manage their pain.
In summary, the TNA conference was a great success, and attendees left feeling empowered, informed, and supported. The decision to include facial pain as part of TNA’s work, the focus on research the continued support through the helpline and regional meetings show that TNA is committed to improving the lives of individuals with TN and facial pain.
JH “found the TNA conference to be a life-changing experience. They were impressed by the organization and the quality of the speakers. Who provided insightful information on managing TN pain. Specifically mentioned Aneeta Prem, CEO, as a standout speaker who inspired them with her knowledge and passion for helping those with TN.
DS was grateful for the opportunity to learn from experts in the field such as Dr Lambru and Mr Barazi. They are both ‘Simply the Best”
They found their presentations to be well-structured and informative, providing them with invaluable insights into managing their TN pain.
DS was inspired by David Martin’s presentation on the role of advocacy in improving the lives of those with TN. As CEO of MS Trust and Chair of the Neurological Alliance, Martin offered a unique perspective on the challenges faced by TN sufferers and how they can be overcome through advocacy and support.
SP found Linda Fisher’s presentation on psychosocial support for TN sufferers to be particularly insightful. As a Chartered Psychologist, Fisher offered practical tips on how to cope with the emotional impact of TN, as well as the importance of seeking support from friends, family, and professionals.
TL was impressed by the expertise of Uke Cascarini, a Consultant Maxillo-Facial Surgeon. Cascarini provided detailed information on surgical options for TN, including the latest advancements in the field. The delegate found the presentation to be informative and helpful in understanding their treatment options.
LZ stated appreciated Mark Weatherall’s insights into the neurological treatment of TN. As a Consultant Neurologist, Weatherall provided a comprehensive overview of the various treatments available, including both surgical and non-surgical options. LZ found the presentation to be both educational and inspiring.
“Compassionate Support from TNA Speakers” “I was touched by the compassionate support they received from the TNA speakers. They appreciated the empathy and understanding displayed by the experts in the field and felt that their struggles with TN were being taken seriously.”
“Insightful Discussions on Coping Strategies”: “appreciated the insightful discussions on coping strategies for TN sufferers. They found the presentations on psychosocial support and mindfulness to be particularly helpful in managing their pain and improving their quality of life.”
“Inspiring Stories from Other TN Sufferers” ‘I was inspired by the stories shared by other TN sufferers at the TNA conference. They appreciated the opportunity to connect with others who understand the challenges they face, and felt a sense of community and support as a result”.
“Outstanding Organization and Planning”: was impressed by the outstanding organization and planning of the TNA conference. They appreciated the seamless flow of the event and the attention to detail and felt that their experience was greatly enhanced as a result.”