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A Improving Case Report of Idiopathic Trigeminal Neuralgia by Body-form Correction
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  • Journal title : Korean Journal of Acupuncture
  • Volume 33, Issue 1,  2016, pp.37-45
  • Publisher : Society for Meridian and Acupoint
  • DOI : 10.14406/acu.2016.004
 Title & Authors
A Improving Case Report of Idiopathic Trigeminal Neuralgia by Body-form Correction
Ahn, Seong-Hun; Jo, Eul-Hwa;
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 Abstract
Objectives : To understand spatial cause hypothesis of idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia, the body truncus area was divided into intracranial, thoracic and pelvic cavity and was illustrated, the subjective pain degrees of idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia were compared with the illustraion of three cavity. Methods : The frontal view of pictures of idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia subject truncus area were illustrated into three circles which was treated with conservative methods like the pelvic correction, cervical correction, FCST, posture training without drugs and acupuncture. The spatial analysis of three circle vertical centerlines were compared with the pain degrees. Results : The vertical centerlines of three circles were agreed with the body gravity centerline depending on the treatment progresses. namely, as the parts of truncus were matched to the body gravity centerline, the degrees of pain were decreased. Conclusions : The vascular pressure on the trigeminal nerve which was causing the idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia might be induced by the spatial misalignment of truncus area because the spatial misalignment of it can press to move vascular into trigeminal nerve partially. Further study will be progressed.
 Keywords
trigeminal neuralgia;truncus;spatial analysis;intracranial cavity;thoracic cavity;pelvic cavity;
 Language
Korean
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