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What is Bell’s Palsy?

What is Bell’s Palsy?

Bell’s palsy is a form of temporary facial weakness. It results from damage or trauma to the 7th cranial nerve called facial nerve. It presents as drooping of the eyelid and corner of the mouth, drooling, dryness of the eye or mouth, impairment of taste, and excessive tearing in one eye. Most often these symptoms usually begin suddenly and reach their peak within 48 hours and lead to significant facial distortion.
Physical Therapy can help expedite recovery from Bell’s Palsy.

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Do our bodies get used to exercise?

Do our bodies get used to exercise?

Well, you are not alone! Turns out, our body gets used to the same exercise routine.
Our muscles get used to the same type of exercise. We can adapt to the same exercise routine within a few weeks and not burn enough calories. Today we have some tips to help you improve.

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Baseball related injuries

Take me out to the ballgame!Sarah Thomas, Physical Therapist Assistant AHSOct 16th, 2019The Nationals are playing better than ever before this season. Go Nats!!! With that in mind, we thought it would be helpful to talk about some common baseball related injuries. A...

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Bursa bursa everywhere

Bursa, bursa everywhereSarah Thomas, Physical Therapist Assistant AHSOct 9th, 2019 What is a bursa? A bursa is a fluid filled sac that helps things move easily at the major joints in the body. A Bursa appears at a junction of a tendon on the bone. It protects and...

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