Oropharyngeal exercises in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea: our experience
2016, Chandigarh, India, Study, PMID: 26993338, Roshan K Verma, Jai Richo Johnson J, Manoj Goyal, N Banumathy, Upendra Goswami, Naresh K Panda, -Source-
Introduction: Oropharyngeal exercises are new, non-invasive, cost effective treatment modality for the treatment of mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnoea. It acts by increasing the tone of pharyngeal muscles, is more physiological, and effects are long lasting. Aim of the study: The aim of our present study was to evaluate the effect of oropharyngeal exercises in the treatment of mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnoea.
Conclusion: Graded oropharyngeal exercise therapy increases the compliance and also reduces the severity of mild to moderate OSAS.
December 7, 2022