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Joel Embiid Bell’s Palsy: 76ixers’s Star Taking Treatment During NBA Playoffs – How Will it Impact the Team’s Chances

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Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has been dealing with a mild case of Bell’s Palsy over the past week, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Despite this health challenge, Embiid has continued to play in the NBA playoffs, demonstrating remarkable resilience and determination.

A tweet by Hoop Central (@TheHoopCentral) broke the news: “Joel Embiid has been treated for a mild case of Bell’s palsy over the past week, per @wojespn Wishing the best for Embiid. .” This information highlights Embiid’s determination to play through a medical condition while striving for playoff success.

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What Is Bell’s Palsy? When will Joel Embiid Return?

Bell’s Palsy is a condition that affects the facial muscles, causing temporary weakness or paralysis on one side of the face. It often results from inflammation of the facial nerve, leading to symptoms such as difficulty closing an eye, drooping of the mouth, and impaired facial expressions. Fortunately, most cases of Bell’s Palsy improve over time, although recovery can take weeks or even months.

Joel Embiid’s Battle

Joel Embiid Bell’s Palsy: 76ixers's Star Taking Treatment During NBA Playoffs - How Will it Impact the Team's Chances - THE SPORTS ROOM

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Embiid’s case of Bell’s Palsy began during the play-in victory over the Miami Heat. Despite the discomfort, he chose to keep it private to avoid distractions for his team. Remarkably, he has played every game of the playoffs, including a standout performance against the New York Knicks, where he scored 50 points in just 41 minutes.

Embiid’s commitment to his team and his ability to perform at an elite level despite the health challenges are commendable. His determination serves as an inspiration to athletes and fans alike. The reigning NBA MVP averaged 34.7 points, 11.0 rebounds, and 5.6 assists per game during the regular season, even while recovering from a lateral meniscus injury in his left knee.

 

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