There's always a sense of unusual that floods my thoughts when pain arises. A feeling of not being welcome in my own body. If I could just get back to "normal," or that feeling where you do not have much if any awareness of a particular body part; I would do anything for that return… Continue reading Naturally Managing Head Pain
An Open Response on the Other Side of a "Dubious" Fix to Oral Posture By 1925 there were more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and researched publications regarding myofunctional therapy, a therapy that nearly 100 years later has faced much criticism. Led by the negative experience of a woman and various social media posts where… Continue reading The Evidenced Based World of Myofunctional Therapy
As a mother of 4, I can honestly say that there is nothing more stressful than trying to add something new into an already busy schedule. Understanding why your child needs myofunctional therapy and integrating it into your life can be complicated. So here's 5 of the best tips this mom of 4 has to… Continue reading 5 Tips for Busy Moms About Myofunctional Therapy
There's much info out there about airway and myofunctional therapy. However, very few compilations of current research and evidence are available for public consumption. Below are journal articles, peer-reviewed studies, clinical evidence and current research for all things airway for your convenience. Facial soft tissues in mouth breathing children Forward head posture and mouth breathing… Continue reading Myofunctional Therapy Works: Here’s the proof
Without fail there are only two responses I get when I notify someone that they have a tongue tie: No one has ever told me that before My (or his/her) speech is fine Given the general lack of information out regarding tongue ties and the linked health concerns, those answers are understandable. However, it is… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide for the Tongue Tied
Essential oils are one of the most reliable holistic health options available. There are numerous oils that have benefits that range from physical to mental health improvement. Inhalation of the oils can be diffused, misted or used as directly inhaled to have the benefits of the oils travel through the body via the airway. Breathing,… Continue reading Relieve congestion and breathe better: Aromatherapy is your breath’s friend
Braces have never been and never will be unavoidable. They are not some genetic guarantee you receive upon birth. They are merely the result of oral habits developed from birth; particularly those dealing with the tongue.
I guess you thought you were in for a simple visit. A routine visit with a simple diagnosis or the always preferred, confirmation of health. Thankfully, you have an excellent doctor who cares about your whole body and sent you on a wellness path! There are several reasons why you may have been referred to… Continue reading Why did my doctor recommend myofunctional therapy?
I know what you're thinking. The internet is full of health and wellness advice and there is no possible way that you have missed anything in your journey to health and wellness. In fact, your custom meal delivery box sets, personal trainer, physician, nutritionist or app have encompassed anything that could possibly be involved...right? WRONG!… Continue reading Don’t overlook this essential health component
Whether you are new to this blog or a frequent reader, I think it is safe to say I make my love for myofunctional therapy known. It has impacted my personal life and changed the health of my home. It's been around for nearly a century with current research linking it to improvements in speech,… Continue reading Why You Haven’t Heard of Myofunctional Therapy