FaceFormer therapy according to Berndsen/Berndsen is a cause-oriented, neurophysiological treatment concept. Important elements of the therapy are:
- Activation of breathing and functions of lower and upper respiratory tract
- Activations of interactive muscle chain functions
- Stimulation of cranial nerve functions
- Pattern formation in the brain
- Functional corrections
- Functional harmonization
- Strengthening the orofacial and pharyngeal muscles
- Optimization of cranio-cervical balance and sensomotor activity
- Optimization of the body statics
- Stimulation of metabolism
The FaceFormer therapy includes exercises for tensioning and relaxing of muscles, for the functional adjustemt and correction as well as for the activation of brain nerve functions. Guided movements and low-pressure formation in the mouth and throat are important elements in achieving these goals.
Continous Face Former training has an effective influence on cranial nerve function and brain performance, neurophysiological patterning, coordination, tension of tissues and muscles, functions in the mouth, throat and facial regions, body posture, body movement and sensory abilities.
Causal therapies, such as the FaceFormer therapy are not successful from one day to the next. Instead, a gradual approach to the desired goal is achieved and success is stabilized. Corrected functions avoid continuous dependence on onerous drugs and aids. Surgery can be prevented. The Face Former therapy can bring about positive effects in just a few days or weeks. To stabilize the new posture and motion patterns the training has to be adhered to for at least 6 months. The goal is achieved and the therapy is completed when physiological movement patterns, postures and muscle tension have been automated.
Incorrect movement patterns may cause saggy tissues. With the FaceFormer therapy, you will train slack tissue and limp muscles. At the same time, correct movements are automated. If you regularly perform the FaceFormer training, you may already feel some advancement after two or three weeks. However, you should not stop exercising. Get some important information on how to keep up the training regularly.
Pacifiers have an extremely negative influence on the development of the jaw and functions like breathing, eating, drinking, swallowing and more. The long lasting contact of the soother wedge with rows of teeth, tongue and palate leads to serious deformities and reactive functional changes. This can result in mouth breathing, incorrect movement patterns, misaligned teeth, hearing problems, pain and other harmful consequences.
Pain in the region of head, shoulder, neck and back can be caused by numerous triggers. In most cases, muscle tension, through static deficiencies and incorrect loads, is the cause of the pain. As the age grows, typical wear phenomena are also associated. Wear, however, does not necessarily lead to a pain problem. Despite degenerative alterations, most people remain mostly free of pain. In others, however, intermittent pain occurs sooner or later, which can lead to chronic long-term pain.
Vertigo attacks may occur without any signs from one second to the other and often without visible external impact. Erronenous stimuli on the human equilibrium organ, which is associated with the inner ear and responsible for hearing, as well as central irritations in the human brain, are probably the most frequent causes. But also inflammation, heart disorders, circulatory problems, metabolic dyfunctions, vascular issues, psychological influences etc. must be considered.
Technical overpressure breathing is regarded as the gold standard in the therapy of obstructive sleep apnea. However, many CPAP users do not withstand the concomitant strain permanently and give up at some point. The causes do not change, and every night without CPAP ventilation makes this aware again. Patients must use their “crutches” lifelong every night to reduce their breathing problems, because it is a purely symptomatic treatment.
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