Top Bell's Palsy Fact Answered: Telehealth, Vitamin B12, Right Way To Exercise Your Face, & How Do You Measure Progress?
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 where there are risks every time we are surrounded with other people indoor.
Even though it does not offer hands-on treatment like a in-person office visit would, Telehealth consultations and treatments have become more popular.
Telehealth treatments can be very beneficial for treating Bell’s Palsy. Because of the face to face set-up with camera, it allows the practitioner to assess facial expression, movement, asymmetry, muscular activity by following a standardized assessment and using a scale to grade facial muscular activity.
Telehealth allows close and thorough patient education by teaching facial neuromuscular reeducation and motor control using appropriate techniques, tips and cueing versus just following a generic video on YouTube that might not be tailored to your specific needs.
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 Bell’s palsy, you have no way of knowing which group you belong to.
Being proactive and involved with your recovery and rehab becomes even more important
Pierre-Yves Butheau, MPT, CMP has been a physiotherapist for 19 years and has a passion for helping people move better, return from and prevent injuries, as well as improve their function and quality of life. He has a strong interest in addressing the root cause of and treating neuro-musculoskeletal conditions while educating his patients with the knowledge to manage their conditions and prevent recurrence. Pierre also has a niche in treating Bell's palsy and temporomandibular joint dysfunctions.