19 May 2015

BY: trini

Language / Orofacial Myology / Speech Therapy

Allergies: What’s the big idea anyway?!?

by Carolinda “Trini” Myers-Murphy, MS CCC-SLP;COM

Cough cough sniff sniff….. oh what a relief it is.

Ok, ok, wrong jingle for wrong ailment, but it was catchy none-the-less.

So, if you’re a therapist, teacher, or mom, like me – has anybody noticed the rise in allergies these days? I don’t know if I’m aging myself here, but I remember when allergies consisted of those rare days my dad would turn on the lawn mower, and 30 minutes later come sniffling (stumbling) in the house swearing he would never be able to cut the lawn again -> EVER!!

Read More “Allergies: What’s the big idea anyway?!?”

02 Jun 2014

BY: trini

Orofacial Myology / Speech Therapy

Airway Obstruction

By Carolinda “Trini” Myers-Murphy, MS CCC- SLP, COM

Does your child breathe with his/her mouth open?  Not everyone breathes properly.  Recent research indicates that the way your child breathes can have a great impact on his or her future health and physical appearance.  As an orofacial myologist, one of the first things we look for is how your child is breathing.

Read More “Airway Obstruction”