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A-Z of Injuries

Bell’s Palsy

Bell’s palsy is the paralysis of muscles of the face which comes on quickly. This normally improves significantly within 10 days.

Signs & symptoms:

  • It can affect the eye and mouth especially
  • causing difficulties with closing the eye
  • Problems with eating.

Physiotherapy and acupuncture can be helpful in treating Bell’s palsy. Prompt treatment can help speed up recovery.