Tag: facial therapist

What is Synkinesis?

Syn = AbnormalKinesis = Movement So how is this abnormal movement (synkinesis) created in facial palsy? When the nerve is compressed in the acute phase of a facial palsy due…

Facial Neuromuscular Retraining

Facial Neuromuscular Retraining – Susan Rankin Instructor
This lecture-based course will introduce therapists to an effective and validated method for treating lower motor neuron facial palsies.
Friday, 19 February 2016 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PST)
GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre – 4255 Laurel Street. Lecture Hall. Vancouver, BC

Facial Nerve Clinic Update

The first Facial Nerve clinic at St. Paul’s hospital was held on August 26, 2015. 11 patients were seen. At the clinic facial patients have the opportunity to be assessed and then have the best course of action recommended for their facial palsies.