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what is the physiotherapy of facial palsy?

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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatric Neurology 48 years experience
Smiling: The most common cause of facial palsy is bell's palsy. This involves the facial nerve. Recovery takes time as the nerve regrows. Use of the facial muscle should be normal and natural. Smiling and laughing use many facial muscles and are very good physiotherapy. Also try singing!

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