One thing that has always concerned me is that there doesn’t seem to have been a lot of
advances in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia over the past 25 years.
The common path today, as it was back then, usually starts with a cocktail of medications,
followed by one of the destructive procedures, and many times culminating with an MVD. Although
these procedures are helpful to some, they are not successful for everyone, and sometimes we are
left with more pain, or different pain, and we are left still looking for relief.
More and more of us are looking for alternative methods of dealing with pain….whether it be
special diets, topical ointments, acupuncture, chiropractic etc. I know first hand that we are willing
to try just about anything when it comes to dealing with effects of trigeminal neuralgia.
I’d like to introduce you to a technology called Brainwave Optimization. It is not a medical modality
and does not diagnose, treat or cure specific diseases or symptoms.. It is a technology based on
neuroplasticity and quantum physics which balances and harmonizes brainwaves that have become
stuck in a non-optimized state. Traumas, whether they be physical or emotional can knock our
brainwaves out of balance, and that can correlate with all types of issues such as sleeplessness,
depression, anxiety, pain, headaches, etc.
I was intrigued after researching Brainwave Optimization and decided to try it out for myself
by going for an assessment. My technologist suggested that my brainwaves were so imbalanced
that they resembled the patterns commonly found in a drug addict. She suggested that I must have
had a long period of time where I had suffered an incredible amount of pain. (My years of suffering
with trigeminal neuralgia had left an imprint on my brain). My goals were to overcome the effects of
stress that I was experiencing at the time, and depression. I went on to have 12 sessions over the
period of one week to bring my brainwaves back into balance. Results were gradual, but there was
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no mistaking the fact that over time, I was so much calmer and relaxed, I was sleeping better, and no
longer over-reacting to events.
I read a testimonial from an occupational therapist in Michigan, who after having sessions,
reported that her trigeminal neuralgia was no longer active. She wrote that she was reducing her
meds, enjoyed eating, washing her face, brushing her teeth, and talking without nerve pain. Even
though I knew enough about TN to know that this could have just been a remission she was
experiencing, it just made me excited enough to want to explore it further.
After a lot of thoughtful consideration, I quit my job, went to school in Arizona, graduated as
a licensed brainwave technologist, then brought this technology back, and opened my office “Brain
Matters” in St. Catharines, Ontario. There are now over 140 offices worldwide that offer Brainwave
Optimization.