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Effectiveness of Electro-stimulation as a Treatment for Bell's Palsy: An Update Review

Ramos-Jimenez Arnulfo*, Jose Manuel Garcia-Rivera, Rosa Patricia Hernandez-Torres, Erik Holguin and Rafael Villalobos-Molina
Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
Corresponding Author : Ramos-Jimenez Arnulfo
Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
Tel: 52 656 6115945
E-mail: [email protected]
Received April 06, 2015; Accepted April 18, 2015; Published April 25, 2015
Citation: Arnulfo RJ, Rivera JMG, Torres RPH, Holguin E, Molina RV (2015) Effectiveness of Electro-stimulation as a Treatment for Bell’s Palsy: An Update Review. J Nov Physiother 5:260. doi: 10.4172/2165-7025.1000260
Copyright: © 2015 Arnulfo RJ, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Abstract

Objective: To search for evidence that supports electro-stimulation as a treatment for Bell’s palsy.

Methods: An update (2000-2014) review of randomized and controlled clinical trials (inclusion criteria) was done in the following databases: Cochrane, Ebsco, Elsevier, Google Scholar, Imbiomed, Medigraphic, PEDro and PubMed, with these keywords alone and combined: electro-stimulation, Bell’s palsy, physiotherapy, facial paralysis, parálisis facial and electro estimulación.

Results: 3512 reports of electro-stimulation alone or combined with other therapies in humans were included, however only five met all inclusion criteria. Electro-stimulation alone or combined with other therapies gives no major benefits than conventional treatments for Bell’s paralysis.

Conclusion: There is insufficient evidence to support electro-stimulation as an effective method to treat Bell’s palsy.

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