OMD & Swallowing
- We have a structured Oral Myofunctional program that has been implemented for 14 years with an astounding success rate.
- We will assess for a tongue thrust swallow and if present provide you with daily exercises to correct it.
- The program will be designed for your needs and will be hierarchical in nature. Each week will build on the next.
- The program will target your tongue thrust swallow as well as any other oral habits including: Thumb sucking, cheek biting, open mouth breathing etc
- Oral phase
- Pharyngeal phase
- Esophageal Phase
- We will work collaboratively with a nutritionist to ensure that you are receiving appropriate nutrients
We will assess each phase of swallowing:
We will determine the problem area and provide you with both exercises and compensation strategies to improve your swallow