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Gravity is not the only reason the tongue and jaw collapse into the airway. Find out more here.

The Fascial Imbalance That Pulls The Tongue Into The Airway

By Osteopathy, Tongue Ties3 Comments
People who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea often struggle with their tongue collapsing into their airways during sleep. Sleeping on one's back increases the risk of the tongue and jaw collapsing into the airway.  Much of this blamed on gravity. Gravity is not the sole factor for the tongue falling into the airway. This article will describe another reason that I have discovered that can pull the tongue into the airway during sleep. This factor is not dependent on gravity.  An overlooked component of swallowing is the balance of tension above and below the tongue. During normal swallowing, the front...
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What role do tongue ties play in forward head posture? Find out here

Forward Head Posture and Tongue Ties

By Osteopathy, Physical Health, Tongue TiesNo Comments
Forward Head Posture: Trouble Under The Surface Forward head posture gets a lot of attention. Right now, cell phone use is being blamed as the primary culprit. Although cell phone posture is a problem, there is a much stronger reason for forward head posture lurking under the surface: tongue ties. In another article, I have demonstrated how resting tongue posture affects overall body posture in real-time.  Are Tongue Ties Common?  Tongue ties are far more common than most people, even doctors, realize. Many cling to an outdated statistic suggesting that tongue ties exist in about "4-10% of the population" as an...
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