It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Bell's Palsy Message Board
Post New Thread   Reply Reply
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-05-2013, 01:25 PM   #1
jbv jbv is offline
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 1
jbv HB User
Bells Palsy

I was diagnosed with Bell's Palsy last 2009.

I tried Physical Therapy and Acupuncture for awhile and it did help. To date, my friends and family said they barely notice it especially if I don't talk or smile - my smile is still crooked on the left side and still couldn't talk like before. I still have some spasm and numbness on the left side of my face every now and then especially whenever I'm stressed but tugging and doing the facial exercise helps loosen the muscle a bit.

I'm just curious though, a few days before I had bell's palsy I had a full body massage. I know I was experiencing back aches and severe headaches a couple of days before having BP and I asked the masseuse to concentrate on massaging the left side of my neck and shoulder. Is it possible that this might have caused my BP? Should I have my neck/shoulder checked for any nerve damage? Or ask my acupuncture doctor to try his works on these parts since he always do majority of the needle work on my head....

Last edited by jbv; 06-05-2013 at 01:26 PM.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2013, 06:30 PM   #2
Newbie
(male)
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Indiana
Posts: 5
ATC000 HB User
Re: Bells Palsy

Was the massage on the left side of your neck painfully vigorous right around your ear lobe?

Last edited by ATC000; 11-14-2013 at 06:33 PM.

 
Reply With Quote
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Reply Reply




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



Sunsetnan (3), Atnie (2), janewhite1 (2), Harry504 (2), toddersk (2), ard164 (1), chasman08 (1), Jacy56 (1), friscogiants (1), Wellensmurf (1)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1136), MSJayhawk (941), Apollo123 (855), janewhite1 (823), Titchou (769), Gabriel (743), ladybud (667), sammy64 (666), midwest1 (654), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:58 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.com™
Copyright and Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!