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Palsy: Definition

...is a corruption of French "paralise" from Latinized Greek "paralysis." In the old days it meant any kind of persistent weakness. To this day Parkinson's disease is also called "paralysis agitans" which is a Latin translation of Dr. Parkinson's original name ...Read more

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Are there any exercises to work the muscles on one side of the face if you had bell's palsy?

Are there any exercises to work the muscles on one side of the face if you had bell's palsy?

Physical Therapy: Ask your doctor (pmd, neurologist) for a physical therapy prescription. You can try some one your own but i would recommend working with someone who can monitor your progress. I'm not advocating any specific sites, but there are some examples on the internet. ...Read more

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Checklist: Living with Cerebral Palsy

Maintain a physiotherapy program to develop and retain function
Once
Wear orthotic devices and braces to improve skeletal development
Once
Do speech therapy to help with jaw and mouth muscles
Monthly
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How much time does bell palsy last?

How much time does bell palsy last?

Bell Palsy: Very variable in time, some can clear in days and some can take months to clear, in rare cases the palsy can be permanent. ...Read more

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Checklist: Living with Cerebral Palsy

Learn about CP. The more you know, the more you can help your child
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Treat your son or daughter as you would a child without disabilities
once
Learn from professionals how to meet your child’s special needs
once
Don't be ashamed to ask for help from family and friends
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How long does it take for bell palsy from forceps to leave?

Not Bell's palsy: Bell's palsy is facial weakness or paralysis that has no definite cause and may be due to a viral infection. Facial palsy from forceps trauma is usually temporary since the nerve is bruised and not actually cut. This weakness can days days or months to recover depending on how badly the nerve was injured. Permanent weakness is rare. ...Read more

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Bell palsy , how long does it take to wear off?

Depends: The recovery time for bell's plasy varies greatly. Some level of recovery is possible in a few weeks. However, only about 1/4 of patients will completly recover. Almost 3/4 of patients will recover to "near normal." the time to recovery varies greatly by individual. ...Read more

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Checklist: Living with Cerebral Palsy

1. Diagnosis at age 2-5 yrs
45min, 4x a year for 5years
2. Get into good rehab routine with PT/OT
30min, 2x a week, forever
3. Seek a good support group
1hrs, weekly, forever
4. Allow your child to grow emotionally, socially
12hrs, daily, forever
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Bell palsy in babbies curable?

Full recovery usual: Acute dysfunction of the facial nerve can occur in newborns and in infants. Some are the result of trauma to the facial nerve from forceps, some due to virus infections, some due to ear infections, others without definite cause. The outcome is usually excellent with full recovery. Some infant are born with defective facial nerves (moebius syndrome) that is permanent. ...Read more

 

Bell's Palsy: Definition

Bell's palsy is a disorder affecting the nerve that controls movement of muscles in the face. Symptoms usually occur on only one side of the fa ...Read more

 

Paralysis: Definition

A paralyzed limb cannot be voluntarily moved, and the term reflects leg involvement, paraplegia, full body, quadriplegi ...Read more

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