Chronic Pain Collateral: Hanna Shae Smith
Hanna Shae Smith is the author of the Facial Pain Research Foundation’s series Facing My Pain and Chronic Pain Collateral. If you are interested in being part of the series, email Hanna at email@example.com.
2023 Progress Report on Mapping Towards a Cure: Finding the Brain Signature Centers that Cause Trigeminal Neuralgia
Summary: A year ago, we reported on a study the Foundation had funded called “Mapping the Brain.” This was a study aimed at identifying all the brain centers that are activated when a patient is
Facing My Pain: Marsha Garcia
Marsha Garcia is an ATV racer, non-profit leader, event facilitator, mother, wife, grandmother, and person diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia – all hats that she wears with determination and strength. Watching Marsha speed through the trails of the Arizona desert, it may seem difficult to believe that she is diagnosed with a neuropathic chronic pain disorder – especially one that can be triggered by outdoor elements such as wind and jolting movements.
T-Shirt Fundraiser Raises Awareness and Support for FPRF
Elaine Skiades is a girl on a mission. She watched her grandfather suffer with TN for years. And now, she’s helping the Facial Pain Research Foundation in our quest for a cure by creating and
Kelsey Darragh: Internet Superstar, Author, TN Patient
Kelsey Darragh’s job revolves around talking. All. The. Time. About everything. And she’s good at it, too – having created a candidly relatable, international presence on Buzzfeed, YouTube, TikTok, and other leading online platforms. So, it may come as a huge shock that she was diagnosed with neuropathic pain impacting her jaw—the thing she uses all day for work.
Support Small Business, Support FPRF!
The Facial Pain Research Foundation is honored to be the recipient of a fundraising campaign undertaken by online business Blue Pine. They are donating a portion of every sale from their website to FPRF for the next three months.