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Tufts Medical Center Pioneers a Non-Invasive Treatment for a Condition Causing Horrific Facial Pain


Imagine the feeling of a shock of electricity or a hot poker hitting your face when you talk or chew…or even when the wind blows around you. For those who suffer from trigeminal neuralgia, this is a regular occurrence that causes debilitating pain lasting anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes. Doctors at Tufts Medical Center have begun to use Gamma Knife radiosurgery to treat patients suffering from the condition.

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