Monday, 23 September 2013

FACIAL PALSY AND PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT :

FACIAL NERVE PALSY : 

Facial Palsy Also Known As A Bell's Palsy. Paralysis Of One Side Of Facial Muscle is Called Facial Palsy Or Bell's Palsy. 7th Cranial Known As Facial Nerve And This is Attached With All Facial Muscle. Lesion To This 7th Cranial Nerve May Lead Paralysis Of One Side Of The Face , Lesion Or Compression Of Facial Nerve May Cause Pain, Swelling Around Ear, And Sometimes Tingling Sensation Of One Side Of The Face. 

CAUSES:
SUPRANEUCLEAR LESION  :
IT'S INVOLVING THE CORTICOSPINAL FIBRES CONCERNING VOLUNTARY FACIAL MOVEMENTS.

NEUCLEAR AND INFRANEUCLEAR LESION:
IN THIS THE UPPER PART OF THE FACE ALSO INVOLVEDAND THE PARALYSIS IS LOWER MOTOR NEURON TYPE
PRIMARY DEGENERATION :
DISORDER OF THE FUNCTION OF THE FACIAL NERVE.





PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT :

Physiotherapy Treatment For Acute Case is :  US , IR , HOT PACK And IG Stimulation And Passive Movement , Active Assisted Movement And Active Movement Of Facial Movement.

Facial Splint Also Prescribed.

And As Improvement Comes SF Stimulation And Active Movement And Care Of Face is Required

Like Use Goggles When Go Outside,  Cotton in Ear And Wash Mouth With Mild Hot Water After Eating And Avoid Alcohol, Oily Food , Cold is Required In Early Stage.




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