Issue №6-94, 2019

Usage of physical therapy in children with facial nerve paralysis undergoing treatment for cancer

1 Golovin A.A., 1 Korochkin A.V., 1 Zhukovskaja E.V., 1 Mitrakov N.N.

1 Dmitry Rogachev National Medical Research Center of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Immunology, Moscow, Russia


The article describes results of the study of physical therapy effectiveness in children with facial nerve paralysis undergoingtreatment for cancer. The study shows that patients undergoing a course of physical therapy showed better restorationof facial muscles functions in comparison with patients who did not have such an opportunity. Patients who were administeredmore than one course showed a higher recovery rate.

KEYWORDS: Facial nerve paralysis, rehabilitation, physical therapy, oncology, cancer, children, PNF, kinesiotaping.


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Эта статья открытого доступа по лицензии CC BY 4.0. Издательство: ФГБУ «НМИЦ РК» Минздрава России.
This is an open article under the CC BY 4.0 license. Published by the National Medical Research Center for Rehabilitation and Balneology.

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