TNA Connect is the FREE online interactive community of TNA-The Facial Pain Association

Please read the Terms of Use (updated 4/21/10) below. Your participation in the TNA Connect interactive community constitutes acceptance of all the conditions listed.


TNA provides chat rooms for discussion, informational, and networking purposes only. TNA does not control the content of information shared on this service. Posting to the TNA chat rooms signifies agreement to comply with this policy.

While there is no obligation to monitor these bulletin boards, TNA reserves the right at all times to disclose any information necessary to satisfy the law, regulation, or government request, or to edit, refuse to post, or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in TNAs sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of these terms and conditions. Users of this service agree to hold TNA harmless against all claims and expenses, including attorney’s fees, arising out of the use of this service.

  • Sites linked from the TNA chat rooms are not under TNAs influence or control.
  • TNA does not assume any responsibility or liability for anything said, done, or presented by chat room members or guests.
  • TNA does not use links on chat rooms as referrals or endorsements of the linked entities; such links are provided by chat room members or guests.
  • TNA takes no responsibility for mistakes or the omission of information in materials provided and displayed. All information provided on chat room forums is for networking, support, educational, and informational purposes only.
    All unauthorized or illegal use of anything or any information provided on chat room forums is at the users own risk. TNA WILL NOT be responsible for any legal actions taken against a user for any reason.
  • Messages that violate copyrights, trademarks, or other proprietary rights will be removed.

Members and nonmembers using TNA chat rooms agree to the following conditions.

  • You will not post any material that is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person’s privacy, or in violation of any law. Spam, flooding, advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are prohibited. You may not post copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or you have permission from the copyright owner.
  • You may not use the chat rooms to solicit patients. Violations of this policy will result in one warning; thereafter, the user’s posting privileges will be revoked.
  • You are responsible for the content of your messages. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless this forum and any related websites.
    When you register, you agree to choose an appropriate username. When you complete your user profile, you agree to present accurate information. TNA will remove inaccurate or inappropriate information.
  • You agree not to give your password to anyone else and not to use another member’s account to post messages or browse this forum.
    If you object to any postings or profiles, notify the forum administrator immediately. TNA will remove objectionable content as soon as possible. This is a manual process, so TNA may not be able to remove or edit messages immediately.
  • TNA cannot confirm or warrant the validity or accuracy of postings on this forum. Messages express the views of the authors, not TNA


TNA is committed to protecting the privacy of people who use and TNA Online Connect.

A. General Browsing Information
Visitors to remain anonymous, TNA does not attempt to obtain or retain personally identifiable information except as specifically stated. For example, TNA does not require you to register to provide personal information to view the site. TNA may maintain general aggregate information, such as the number of visitors to the site, which pages are most often viewed, or from which sites visitors have arrived. This information helps us to better serve our constituency and develop more effective and efficient programs. Unless you affirmatively provide personal information to us, however, we do not maintain information in a personally identifiable format and we take precautions to protect user data and privacy.

B. Personally Identifiable Information
We will ask you to provide personally identifiable information occasionally, such as when you send a secure contribution or register for an e-mail list.

C. Third-Party Sites has links to third-party sites. Since we do not control those websites, we encourage you to review the privacy and other policies posted on these third-party sites.

TNA invites you to share your thoughts and experiences on our website. A blog will give you the opportunity to share a running log of events and personal insights with others. People who have questions or who share similar thoughts will be able to respond to your writing. Blogs are just one more way to build or increase your network of support. Click here to visit the Daily Blogs area.
Neuropathic facial pain is difficult to diagnose, treat and understand. You probably have a dozen questions. In TNA Connect, you will receive an easy-to-understand answer, and learn more than you imagined from other questions and answers. Click here to visit the Ask a Question area.
Join discussions about pertinent articles, specific issues, treatments, different facial pain conditions and more. Talk to others about their experience in a specific area. Trade information and stories. Click here to visit the Discussions area.
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You need to talk to someone. Now. Join others to talk live on TNA Connect. It's open 24/7 and stands as an open opportunity to talk to others who understand and who can provide support. Click here to Chat Live.

This FREE service is an online forum that allows you to build a blog and post comments on blogs; weigh-in on topics on the discussion board; and ask questions about anything related to neuropathic facial pain and TNA. TNA Connect is available to all registered users of the TNA website,

Respect, courtesy and tolerance of others and their views
are part of the TNA Connect community.