Posts Tagged ‘TMJ’

Habit Device

Hi! Two questions: 1. I purchased the Myo Manual to use with an 8 year old boy who was just fitted with an orthodontic device for tongue thrust. He will have this device for 3 months. Are there specific exercises I should focus on for this particular child or should I proceed through the Myo- […]

Q&A from an RDH about courses

Dear Sandra, Q:  Thank you so much for the prompt reply and all the info.  I do have some questions.  I noticed that you do not get much into TMD and sleep apnea.  Why is this? A:  It has been determined that that is not within the scope of orofacial myology and the IAOM does […]

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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