Meeting Held on 5th August

Guest Speaker Our guest speaker on Saturday 5 August was Dr Nicholas Cooke from the Painless Clinic. Members were most appreciative and enjoyed a very enlightening presentation and discussion relating to the persistent pain of classical and atypical TN, the importance of a correct diagnosis and the various treatments and procedures available to help alleviate and manage this ghastly pain. He showed us some valuable guidelines on how to successfully rewire pain by adopting a sensible and healthy lifestyle approach.  It gave many of us hope that we might work on an alternative solution other than going down the…

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Guest Speaker – Dr Nicholas Cooke – Perth 5th August

Perth Support Group, Saturday 5 August. Dr Nicholas Cooke from Painless Clinic (was WA Specialist Pain Services) Sue Ormrod who suffers both TN and fibromyalgia has found Dr Cooke’s innovative treatment and care most helpful and we look forward to hearing all about his approach in treating TN. Dr Cooke trained at Guys Hospital, London and has been practising as a general practitioner in Perth for 20 years. He became interested in pain management through his interest in orthopaedics, rheumatology and the accurate diagnosis of persistent pain. This promises to be a most interesting and informative talk and a must for those sufferers looking for answers and help along…

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Guest Speaker – Dr Ryan Kennedy

3 June - Grace Vaughan House Dr Ryan Kennedy (Chiropractor) Sympathetic Dominance Information and Protocol Dr Kennedy completed his Masters of Chiropractic from Macquarie University in Sydney. Prior to this he completed an Honours degree in Kinesiology from Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. His focus is on correcting spinal misalignment to restore normal neurological function. Chiropractic is very much a lifestyle choice and a key component in achieving and maintaining a high quality of life. We look forward to another enlightening talk and to learn more about this innovative and drug free approach to helping TN and…

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Meeting Dates for 2017

Perth: Saturdays from 2 - 4 pm at Grace Vaughan House, 227 Stubbs Tce. Shenton Park. 11 Feb, 8 April, 3 June, 5 Aug, 7 Oct, 2 Dec. Midland: Saturdays from 2 - 4 pm at The Ascension Hall, 17 Spring Park Road, Midland. 11 March, 22 April, 20 May, 1 July, 12 Aug, 23 Sept, 4 Nov, 16 Dec

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Perth Meeting 3 December 2016

As we didn’t have a guest speaker members had the opportunity to share their TN experiences, treatments and discuss the many problems which arise in the lives of TN sufferers. We all enjoyed a Christmassy get together and delicious refreshments.

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Perth Meeting 8 October 2016

We all enjoyed Professor Lind’s brilliant talk which covered the wide spectrum of typical and atypical TN, its treatments and surgical options available. Members agreed on how fortunate we were to have such highly skilled surgeons and sophisticated technology to provide us with the best possible chance of successful outcomes. Professor Lind kindly answered questions and we were so appreciative for his support and empathy. You can read more in the February 2017 newsletter.

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Meeting Dates

Perth The next Perth meeting is to be held from  2 - 4pm on 3 December at Grace Vaughan House, 227 Stubbs Tce, Shenton Park. This will be our last meeting for the year so do come along and enjoy some Yuletide cheer. All welcome. The meeting on 8 October was a wonderfully enlightening and enjoyable afternoon with our Guest speaker Professor Christopher Lind, a brilliant neurosurgeon who left us informed and hopeful that we may find the appropriate path to pain freedom. Read all about it in the December newsletter. Midland The next Midland meeting is on 10…

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Coming – Perth Meeting 8 October

Guest Speaker  Prof. Christopher Lind, Neurosurgeon will speak with us on treatments for TN. He specialises in microvascular decompression, percutaneous radiofrequency and also sensorimotor cortex or deep brain stimulation surgery. This a must for those needing answers on which path to take to pain freedom. All welcome.

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June Meeting

We had a most enlightening talk by Eric Yu from Acupuncture West on  the whole concept of acupuncture and Chinese Medicine and how it can improve ones wellbeing and tolerance to help the body deal with TN pain. It improves natural body function and promotes the self healing process. Read more in the August newsletter.

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