Facial Pain is a kind of pain that can be felt in any part of the face, including eyes and the mouth. Sometimes facial pain is due to an injury or a headache, but in many cases the it can be the result of a serious medical condition, which can be managed by Pain Management Physician.

There are several treatment procedure for managing facial pain; such as Pharmacotherapy and Intervention. In the Intervention we use several procedure like Radiofrequency Ablation, Baloon Compression, Glycerol Nucleolysis and Surgery. Etc. Pain Free Odisha is the one and only pain management clinic and hospital in Odisha that offers Radiofrequency Ablation


Symptoms like deep, dull headache, ache at base of skull, neck and face,  Electric shock-like pain in cheeks, near nose and jaw, Ache in temples, ear pain, facial soreness, limited range of motion of mouth, clicking and joint noise are severe conditions of facial pain, which needs immediate attention of an pain management physician.

Trigeminal neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia or tic douloureux, is a chronic pain disorder that affects the trigeminal nerve present in the face. Trigeminal nerve has three main branches which provide sensations to the scalp, forehead, cheeks, lips and lower jaw. Trigeminalmi neuralgia usually affects only one side of the face but in some cases patients can feel pain on both side of the face.

Pain caused by trigeminal neuralgia tends to come suddenly and can range in nature from a constant aching or burning sensation to severe stabbing pain. Patients can experience trigger of pain like wind blow on the face, while performing certain action or movement like eating, brushing the teeth, applying makeup. These pain can persists for few days to few weeks and can become more frequent and even more intensive, if this is not treated properly.

Trigeminal neuralgia can caused by compression or pressure on the trigeminal nerve, nerve damage from injuries, stroke or facial surgery and medical conditions like multiple sclerosis.

When to see a doctor

General facial pain, which is caused by any kind of injury or headache must be resolved within a week or two. If the pain on the face persists for more than two weeks, then you must consider for checking this with a pain management specialist.

Most common facial pain are caused by Whiplash (neck injury), poor posture and long hours at computer, physical stress, Poor sleeping posture (wrong pillow) and over-exercising upper body at the gym, Blood vessel pressing on a nerve inside the skull, multiple sclerosis, Grinding of teeth in sleep, cradling phone between neck and shoulder, biting nails, clenching teeth during a task that requires focus.