Nerve ablation destroys or removes the nerves that are sending pain signals.
Chemical sympathectomy uses chemicals to destroy nerves. This
treatment may be used for a type of chronic pain called
complex regional pain syndrome, which affects the
Decompression is a type of surgery used for nerve pain, such as from trigeminal neuralgia. The doctor cuts open your skin and then tries to move away blood vessels or other body structures that are pressing on nerves and causing pain.
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