Posts Tagged ‘lip strength’

RDH questions re enlarged tonsils, timing for therapy, speech considerations

… Could her speech be sooooooo poor due to the 60 % airway or is there some delayed development issue that no one knows about??????

Asking about specific lip strength range for children and adults

I have purchased a scale. I had asked another trainer what strength I should expect achieve. For children I was told 10 – 16 Lbs (approximately 4.5kg – 7kg) and for adults 15 Lbs – 20 Lbs (approximately 6.5kg – 9kg). I am having difficulty getting the lip strength. I have a few adult patients and so far the highest reading is 3.5kg (approximately 7.7 Lbs).

Do you have a specific lip strength range for children and adults?

How many Elevator Disks to use?

I wanted to ask you about Elevator Disk and braiding for a patient of mine.  I have one of these from my training with you but only have three disks.  I am not sure how many disks a patient should be expected to add to their braid, but I am thinking it would be more […]

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