Bell's Palsy is a condition characterized by sudden facial paralysis, typically affecting one side of the face. While the exact cause is still unknown, it is believed to be related to viral infections, particularly the herpes simplex virus. The virus causes inflammation and swelling of the facial nerve, leading to compression or damage and resulting in the characteristic symptoms of Bell's Palsy.
Symptoms of Bell's Palsy can vary but often include:
The use of laser therapy for Bell's Palsy in Plantation shows promise in treating its symptoms. This non-invasive treatment involves the application of low-level laser light to stimulate cellular function, promote tissue repair, and improve blood circulation. By reducing inflammation and accelerating the healing process, laser therapy aims to alleviate facial muscle weakness, restore facial symmetry, and enhance overall function.