کد مقاله کد نشریه سال انتشار مقاله انگلیسی ترجمه فارسی نسخه تمام متن
5565131 1403542 2017 5 صفحه PDF سفارش دهید دانلود کنید
عنوان انگلیسی مقاله
Acupuncture and Kinesio Taping for the acute management of Bell's palsy: A case report
ترجمه فارسی عنوان
طب سوزنی و نوار کینزیو برای درمان حاد فلج بل: گزارش یک مورد
کلمات کلیدی
KT؛ نوار کینزیو؛ VAS؛ مقیاس آنالوگ بصری؛ فلج بل؛ طب سوزنی؛ نوار کینزیو؛ کورتیکواستروئید؛ فیزیوتراپی؛ گزارش موردی؛
موضوعات مرتبط
علوم پزشکی و سلامت پزشکی و دندانپزشکی طب مکمل و جایگزین
چکیده انگلیسی

BackgroundBell's palsy is an idiopathic, acute peripheral palsy of the facial nerve that supplies the muscles of facial expression. Despite an expected 70% full recovery rate, up to 30% of patients are left with potentially disfiguring facial weakness, involuntary movements, or persistent lacrimation. The most frequently used treatment options are corticosteroids and antiviral drugs. However, accompanying clinical conditions, such as uncontrolled diabetes, hypertension, gastrointestinal disturbances, polypharmacy of geriatric patients, and significant sequelae ratios, indicate the need for safe and effective complementary therapies that would enhance the success of the conventional interventions.Case summaryA 26-year-old female presented with numbness and earache on the left side of the face; these symptoms had been ongoing for 8-10 h. Physical examination revealed peripheral facial paralysis of House-Brackmann grade III and corticosteroid-valacyclovir treatment was initiated. On the same day, Kinesio Taping was applied to the affected nerve and muscle area with the aim of primarily neurofacilitation and edema-pain relief. On the fifth day, acupuncture treatment was started and was continued for 3 consecutive days. A physical therapy program was administered for the subsequent 10 days. At the 3-week follow-up examination, Bell's palsy was determined as grade I, and the treatment was stopped.ConclusionAcupuncture and Kinesio Taping, in conjunction with physical therapy modalities, are safe and promising complementary therapies for the acute management of Bell's palsy. However, further large scale and randomized controlled studies are necessary to assess whether these complementary interventions have significant additive or synergistic effect for complete recovery of patients with Bell's palsy.

ناشر
Database: Elsevier - ScienceDirect (ساینس دایرکت)
Journal: Complementary Therapies in Medicine - Volume 35, December 2017, Pages 1-5
نویسندگان
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