A client focused treatment to improving the smile and other facial expressions

Based in New York City

Facial Paralysis and Bell’s Palsy

The facial nerve is the 7th cranial nerve. It originates from the brainstem and traverses through the skull until it exits just behind the ear. After it exits the skull, the facial nerve divides into five main branches and further

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Bells Palsy

Synkinesis

Originating from Greek, synkinesis can be understood as “syn” – “together” and “kinesis” – “movement”. It is a term used to describe involuntary facial movements that occur together with voluntary movements in the face. Practically, this may present in a

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Treatment

  Any successful treatment begins with a good solid understanding of where you are at currently as well as a vision of where you are going. In the case of facial retraining, it is imperative to start with a solid

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Meet Leah Segelov

Leah Segelov is a Physical Therapist who has over 27 years experience working with patients with neurological, musculoskeletal and orthopedic conditions. Since training specifically in the area of facial nerve rehabilitation in 2015, her practice mostly comprises of patients with...

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A client focused treatment to improving the smile and other facial expressions based in New York City.