Facial Paralysis Therapy

Our Approach

Fairview offers specialized rehabilitation services for people with facial paralysis. Treatment can help you reduce paralysis and improve control of face and mouth muscles. Our rehabilitation services can also help people who have a hard time speaking clearly, drinking from a cup or eating or who frequently bite the cheek or tongue.

Conditions we treat

We treat facial paralysis resulting from:

  • Acoustic neuroma and other tumors
  • Brain tumor
  • Cancer
  • Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • Post-surgical conditions
  • Ramsay Hunt syndrome (herpes zoster)
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic injury
  • Bell's palsy
  • Birth defects

Programs and services

Our therapists will evaluate your facial movement patterns and design an exercise program to fit your needs.

Care includes:

  • A personalized rehabilitation plan.
  • Biofeedback training to improve awareness and control of specific facial muscles.
  • Relaxation and massage to help reduce muscle tightness.

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