The role of kinesitherapy at the rehabilitation of paralysis of n. Facialis

Trajcevski, Aleksandar and Nikolovska, Lence and Panova, Gordana and Krstev, Toshe (2016) The role of kinesitherapy at the rehabilitation of paralysis of n. Facialis. Rauché Zdravstveni časopis, 7. pp. 68-70. ISSN 2233-131X

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In the case of paralysis of n. facialis, most emphasis is placed on early detection, proper diagnosis of the damage and as soon as possible starting rehabilitation. Clinically, damages of n. facialis is manifested by rigidity on one side of the face. The patient is unable to raise his forehead while trying to close the eye, eye apple is stepping up to, and reflected the white of the eye, the eye does not close, the oral angle is lowered, and the mouth is drawn aside. Nasal groove is deleted, the eye constantly tears and corneal reflex is lost. The success of rehabilitation depends on the causes, extent of functional damage to the facial nerve and time of starting with a treatment. Besides drug therapy in the rehabilitation of paralysis of the facial nerve, an important place has physical therapy, but kinesitherapy is the most important part of all procedures to restore the lost function of the facial nerve. The scheme for the treatment is prepared according to the results of MMT. Main complications of neuritis n. facialis are contractures and synkinesis.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Basic medicine
Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Medical and Health Sciences > Health sciences
Medical and Health Sciences > Other medical sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Tose Krstev
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2017 12:01
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2017 12:01

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