Injury in the VII cranial nerve leads to weakness of the face muscles resulting in inability to blink or close eyes, smile or even hold air in the mouth. There is marked deviation of the face on one side.

Common causes:

  • Ear Infection
  • High blood pressure
  • Neuritis
  • Blunt trauma (injury)
  • Tumor

Common symptoms

  • Droopy eyelids
  • Difficulty in blowing out and sucking air in
  • Face deformity
  • No lip control
  • No frowning
  • Loss of fascial expression
  • Headache
  • Dry eyes
  • Difficulty in chewing and swallowing

Treatment options:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Fascial releases
  • Strengthen weak muscles
  • Muscle activation therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Exercise therapy
  • Fascial expression training
  • Breathing exercise therapy

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