The purpose of myofunctional therapy is to increase the muscles required for breathing and speech. The goal is to strengthen facial muscles such as the tongue, lips and jaw. These help with reducing problems such as drooling, incorrect chewing patterns, improper pronunciation and more.
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Our focus for myofunctional therapy is breathing and speech. Many children who suffer from mouth breathing or inadequate nasal breathing often develop issues with breathing and speech. Empower Therapy Center targets these areas.Learn More
Breathing is improved by increasing the strength and tone of upper airway muscles, thus reducing any potential collapse or reduction in air during sleep. This helps alleviate potential issues such as:
OMT (Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy) is used by speech therapist in order to treat tongue thrusting which can occur during mealtimes, breathing and speech. We also aim at improving nasal breathing to keep the airways clear in order to allow more flow of oxygen.
It's not just your breathing or speech that's improved through Myofunctional Therapy, but also your appearance. The goal is to have your facial muscles relax by having your lips close, teeth at their regular position and tongue relaxed. This will actually strengthen your facial muscles by lengthening your facial structure and narrow the arches on your face.
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