Alternative Medicine for Bell's Palsy Dearborn MI

Anti-inflammatory drugs, such as the steroid prednisone, and antiviral medications to reduce swelling in the affected facial nerve. But steroids can cause depression, blood thinning, and weight gain—and don’t always work.

Hughes Chiropractic Life Center
(313) 486-1570
25010 Ford Road
Dearborn Heights, MI
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Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Broad Family Chiropractic
(734) 468-2451
43423 Joy Rd.
Canton, MI
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Monday 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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HealthSource Chiropractic and Progressive Rehab.
(248) 284-6090
29273 Dequindre Rd
Madison Heights, MI
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Brown Chiropractic
(586) 722-2239
36150 Dequindre Rd
Sterling Heights, MI
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Monday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Qian Wang
(313) 532-2563
17702 Fox
Redford, MI
 
Farmington Chiropractic
(248) 702-5869
32738 Grand River Ave
Farmington, MI
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Monday 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Renaissance Chiropractic Life Center
(248) 284-6060
2436 Rochester Rd
Royal Oak, MI
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Monday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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Health Specialists of America
(248) 671-4487
31300 Rexwood Ave.
Farmington Hills, MI
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Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Applied Kinesiology, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic

Dr. Theresa Pigott
(248) 822-9253
1640 Axtell Road
Troy, MI
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Cheryl Turner
(248) 773-4498
16000 West Nine, Mile Road, Suite 404
Southfield, MI
 

Bell's Palsy

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By Linda Childers

When Ally Crosson, 35, woke up one morning and found the left side of her face partially paralyzed, her first thought was that she’d had a stroke. “I was so frightened,” she says.

An emergency room visit revealed that Crosson was suffering from Bell’s palsy, a neurological disorder that affects 40,000 Americans each year. The facial paralysis, which usually lasts no more than a year, results from inflammation to the seventh (facial) cranial nerve. Although the cause of the inflammation remains elusive, researchers point to the herpes simplex virus (also responsible for cold sores) as the primary suspect.

The conventional Rx: Anti-inflammatory drugs, such as the steroid prednisone, and antiviral medications to reduce swelling in the affected facial nerve. But steroids can cause depression, blood thinning, and weight gain—and don’t always work.

The alternative rx: Acupuncture. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, Bell’s palsy can be caused by exposure to cold elements—not necessarily a virus. “Cold and dampness attack the network vessels, channels, or collaterals in the face,” says Kathleen Albertson, LAc, PhD, an acupuncturist, herbalist, and holistic nutritionist in Irvine, California. “If those are blocked, it can cause numbness, loss of muscle tone, or paralysis.” Albertson combines several types of acupuncture (such as traditional, electro, and moxibustion) with herbs (including the formulas Symmetry and Flex (NP) by Evergreen Herbs) for best results.

The outcome: After two weeks and six treatments, Crosson regained about 60 percent of muscle function in her face. She received acupuncture twice a week for six months and regained 95 percent of movement.

Author: Linda Childers

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