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Treating Acute Facial Paralysis

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Treating acute facial paralysis, either from Bell’s palsy, Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, Zoster Sine Herpete, Lyme disease or a facial nerve injury is a slow and complicated process that requires expertise from a therapist, a facial specialist therapist.See, over 98% of physiotherapists worldwide never learn nor even once treat a facial paralysis patient in their career. … Read more

Overcoming Synkinesis: A Guide to Rehabilitation and Hope for Bell’s Palsy Patients


First, a few facts about synkinesis.It is the third stage of Bell’s palsy, which most of you will never, thankfully, experience.It is a complication of facial paralysis that develop from a combination of tightness, nerve injury and abnormal facial movement patterns. It is a very complex condition to rehabilitate, is slow and recovery will require … Read more

Overcoming Bell’s Palsy: Expert Insights and Rehabilitation Strategies with Pierre Butheau

Last month, I had the pleasure to have a conversation about Bell’s Palsy with Dave Candy, DPT, OCS, ATC, FAAOMPT of More 4 Life, a physic therapist in St Louis specializing in chronic pain. I was featured on his podcast, the St Louis Pain Expert Podcast.The episode is entitled Start Smiling Again-Overcoming Bell’s Palsy with Pierre … Read more

Bell’s Fact Facts Answered

This post is for informational and educational purpose only. It is not tailored medical advice to your specific condition. Techniques to stretch muscles surrounding the eye Mirror, Mirror, Who Is The Smartest With Bell’s palsy Of Them All? A Wait And See Approach Is Not Appropriate When Dealing With Bell’s palsy Join Our Facebook Group The Bell’s … Read more

Telehealth and Vitamin B12: A New Approach to Managing Bell’s Palsy at Home

This post is for informational and educational purpose only. It is not tailored medical advice to your specific condition. ⁣ What If there was an easier way to get treated for your Bell’s palsy⁣ ⁣ Let’s face it, many people are reluctant to go in medical offices these days. The Coronavirus pandemic has created an atmosphere … Read more

Top Bell’s Palsy Fact Answered: Chance of Recovery, Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, Eye Closing With Bell’s Palsy, & Face massage

​You may or may not know that you do early in your Bell’s Palsy recovery greatly affect your progress.⁣ ⁣ For 29% of people, turns out that that it is key in their recovery, being part of the group that will not just recover on its own.⁣ ⁣ The problem is that when you have … Read more