What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Bell's Palsy

Bell's palsy is a flaccid paral-

Symptoms of Dell's palsy include

Massage is indicated for Bell's

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ysis of one side of the face

drooping of the muscles on the

palsy, in the absence of contra-


caused by inflammation or

affected side, difficulty with drink-

indicated underlying causes.


damage to cranial nerve VII.

ing and eating, and difficulty in




closing the eye on one side.




There may also be some pain,




headaches, hypersensitivity to




sound, and drooling.



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