Myofunctional Therapy

Professional evaluation of oral myofunctional problems, the airway, craniofacial development, breathing, and tongue posture that are linked to our patients overall health, sleep, and wellbeing.

Myofunctional Therapy is a unique type of Physical therapy providing customized exercises that concentrate on the muscles of the face, tongue, mouth, lips and throat. It strengthens these muscles to improve simple functions like breathing, swallowing, chewing and speaking. As a result, this behavior modification can eliminate many of the impairments certain individuals have grown accustomed to dealing with every day. By focusing on strengthening the facial muscles, tongue, oropharyngeal and lip muscles, this allows us to resolve the root cause of many of these myofunctional impairments.

The Four Goals of Myofunctional Therapy, and the corresponding Core Dysfunctions to identify in our patients include:

  • Tongue thrust swallowing
  • Nasal breathing
  • Low tongue posture
  • Lip seal with to decrease Open mouth posture and mouth breathing

Dr. Sara Logan

4535 Milestone Lane
Castle Rock, CO 80108
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(303) 688-9476