Rehabilitation Treatment of Facial Nerve Palsy

Document Type : Review Articles


1 MSc, Faculty Member, Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.

2 MSc, Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan,



Damage to musculoskeletal system of half of face cause loose symmetry of face, change in facial expression and effects on daily activities such as speaking, eating, drinking and cause social problems. The aim of this paper is to investigate rehabilitation treatment, which published in English language during last 60 decades and choose a suitable intervention for patients with facial nerve palsy without spontaneous recovery and need physical therapy.

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