Doctor, Why Does My Face Still Ache?: Getting Relief from Persistent Jaw, Ear, Tooth, and Headache Pain

Doctor, Why Does My Face Still Ache?: Getting Relief from Persistent Jaw, Ear, Tooth, and Headache Pain


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781884092961
Publisher: Altschuler, Richard & Associates, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/08/2012
Pages: 140
Sales rank: 444,321
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.33(d)

About the Author

DONALD R. TANENBAUM maintains a private practice in New York and holds university and hospital appointments. He is a Past President of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain and received a DDS and MPH degree from Columbia University. S. L. ROISTACHER, a founding member of the International Association for the Study of Pain and the American Pain Society, for over 30 years chaired the Department of Dental Medicine, Queens Hospital Center, New York, and the committee on chronic headache pain. He received his DDS degree from New York University.

Table of Contents

Foreword xi

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Defining the Face and Facial Pain 6

Chapter 2 The Symptoms and Patterns of Facial Pain 9

Chapter 3 Who Has Persistent Facial Pain? 19

Chapter 4 How Most Patients First Respond to Persistent Facial Pain-And Why They Usually Fail to Get Relief 28

Chapter 5 The True Cause of Most Persistent Facial Pain: Muscles and the "Brain Under Siege" 35

Chapter 6 Getting the Proper Diagnosis and Treatment for Persistent Facial Pain 70

Chapter 7 When Things are Not What They Seen to Be 107

Epilogue 117

References 119

Directory of Helping Organizations 122

Author Biographies 123

Index 125

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“Drs. Roistacher and Tanenbaum remain leaders in the field of face pain and its management.”

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“Drs. Roistacher and Tanenbaum offer both patients and doctors the perspectives and approaches best suited for helping those with chronic orofacial pain. ”

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