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FACIAL NERVE DISORDERS

OVERVIEW

Facial nerve disorders require a specialist approach to help you manage pain and dysfunction. Our physical therapists work toward creating a comprehensive treatment program that helps manage your symptoms, in partnership with the multidisciplinary USC Facial Nerve Center.

CONDITIONS TREATED

Our physical therapy services can treat conditions such as:

  • Bell’s palsy
  • Facial weakness after stroke
  • Postoperative facial nerve weakness and paralysis
  • Ramsay Hunt syndrome
  • Synkinesis
  • Other disorders affecting movement of the face

RESOURCES

USC Facial Nerve Center

Bell’s Palsy

Facial Nerve Injury

Physical Therapists

Our team of board-certified neurologic and orthopedic clinical specialists bring their expertise to treatment of facial nerve disorders.

Lori Ginoza, PT, DPT, NCS

Erica Sigman, PT, DPT, OCS

 

Location and Hours

Physical therapy for facial nerve disorders is offered at the following location:

USC Physical Therapy at the Health Sciences Campus