Tag: Synkinesis

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…

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.