Orofacial therapy is a specialisation within the physiotherapy. The ultimate goal of the treatment is the reduction of pain and/or disorders in the head, neck and face area.
The treatment consists of manual techniques in the head, neck and face area on the one hand and an exercise programme. this homework programme is an important part of the treatment and consists of a number of exercises to strengthen the joints and the muscles in the face and neck area.
Orofacial therapy is used for the following complaints, among others:
- Jaw problems
- Jaw clenching and teeth grinding
- Pain in the face, jaw or head
- Facial paralysis
- Accidents and broken bones, cancer, rheumatism and other diseases with symptoms in the head and neck area
- Complaints in the head and neck area related to tension factors
At MedifitReha you can visit our specialists for orofacial therapy.