Efficacy of physical therapy on cervical muscle activity and on body posture in school-age mouth breathing children.

@article{Crrea2007EfficacyOP,
  title={Efficacy of physical therapy on cervical muscle activity and on body posture in school-age mouth breathing children.},
  author={Eliane Castilhos Rodrigues C{\^o}rrea and Fausto B{\'e}rzin},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2007},
  volume={71 10},
  pages={1527-35}
}
INTRODUCTION The mouth breathing resulting from nasal obstruction has been highly incident, mostly as a consequence of allergic rhinitis. In children, such condition is more concerned because it causes alteration during their development, which may generate deformities. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of a program of combined postural exercise and breathing, on the cervical muscles and body posture in school-age mouth breathing children. MATERIALS AND METHODS Nineteen mouth breathing… CONTINUE READING