The purpose of this case report is to describe the facial rehabilitation process using facial neuromuscular re-education and a treatment-based classification system in the treatment of an individual with Bell palsy. At this point, the treatment plan was adjusted to fit the changes in her facial impairments. Patients can also be advised to wear glasses to protect the eye from dirt and dust during the day and to use an eye patch or surgical tape to keep the eye closed at night. The most noticeable changes were the improvement of her voluntary movement FGS movementwhich occurred in the first 7 months of treatment, and the development of synkinesis FGS synkinesis in the seventh month. She was still unable to resume swimming because she could not adequately protect her cornea.
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Exercises for Bell’s Palsy
For commenting, please login or register as a user and agree to our Community Guidelines. The basic idea is to slowly recreate the brain-to-nerve-to-muscle routine. Perspective article Review article Research article. Want to keep up with the latest news, comment and CPD articles in pharmacy and science? She reported little difficulty in eating, drinking, speaking, and closing her eye; however, she relied on compensatory techniques such as drinking from the uninvolved side of her mouth, lifting her cheek with her hand while speaking, and manually closing her eye. To start your RPS Faculty journey today, access the portfolio and tools at www.