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University of Wisconsin Facial Retraining Clinic

Jackie Diels is the Occupational Therapist at the University of Wisconsin where she has been treating facial patients in the Facial Neuromuscular Retraining Clinic for the past 28 years. Continue reading

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Facial Therapist in Calgary

Earlier in 2013, Jay seized a tremendous opportunity to become one of four qualified Facial Neuromuscular Re-training (FNR) therapists who operate out of the CAR program. What began as ‘peaked curiosity’ has now turned into a passion. He is particularly interested in offering education and active treatment to those who have experienced facial palsy. This, most-often, includes those who have endured direct facial nerve damage, Bell’s palsy, Ramsay-Hunt Syndrome, Guillain Barre Syndrome, and Acoustic Neuroma. Continue reading

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Ways to Deal With Facial Synkinesis

Facial synkinesis is one of the more troublesome consequences after a facial palsy. It occurs as a result of aberrant nerve regrowth so that two or more movements become connected. The most typical one is a connection between the eye and the mouth. Continue reading

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