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Is one side of your face drooping? Does your smile seem one sided? Does theeye on the affected side not close easily, or at all? Are your facial muscles on the side that droops feeling weak?

Individuals with Bell’s Palsy commonly have signs and symptoms to include: muscle weakness on the affected side of the face, single-sided facial droop, asymmetrical smile, difficulty closing the eye of the affected side and other symptoms depending on severity. If this describes your symptoms, you may be experiencing a condition known as Bell’s Palsy [Note: These signs and symptoms may also be due to a more serious medical condition that may require immediate emergency medical care]. Admiral Physical Therapy wants to help you get on the path to recovery.

Michael Hoskins, PT, DPT and Adan Narvaez, PT, DPT, CSOMT will assess the treatment that is best for you. You may benefit from facial exercises, manual therapy, and other methods of care that we offer to provide relief from Bell’s Palsy.

Here is what you need to know:

Bell’s Palsy is a form of facial paralysis resulting from damage or infection of facial nerves. The result can range from mild facial muscle weakness to complete paralysis on one side of the face. The muscle weakness can cause difficulty in making facial expressions, dry eyes, chewing, drinking and drooling. Admiral Physical Therapy has the right touch to improve these symptoms.

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