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The mean observation period was 15 orpfacial. In Germany, first of all instruction was given in various courses in the two parts of the concept, neurological motoric development therapy and orofacial regulation therapy. As far as his health permitted, Castillo Morales took part in the courses in Germany so that many of the therapists were able to experience for themselves his particularly impressive way of dealing with the patients, never failing to show them respect.

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Treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in infants with trisomy 21 using oral appliances. In addition, the direct stimulating effect of the palatal plate on tongue protrusion was evaluated.

Don’t have an account? Showing of 21 extracted citations. Enabling the patients to take part in normal life, even when eating and drinking. You could not be signed in. Annette LinzMichael S. Furthermore, conditions of the emotional, communicative and social development must be considered as well as criteria of the autonomous development. From This Paper Topics from this paper. UrschitzMargit BacherPablo E. Normally, the average age to begin oral therapy is between six to eight months.

This results in problems with sucking, swallowing, drooling and dentition. Significant positive results were observed in all three areas.

The basis of our interaction with other people is esteem, trust, candour and a constructive approach to resolving conflicts. We place particular castkllo on supporting the patient in achieving to the highest degree possible autonomy and participation in everyday life.


Birth prevalence and initial treatment of Robin sequence in Germany: Furthermorehe was always ready to consider new therapeutic approaches and experience, the effects of which he could detect or observe. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. Castillo Morales developed his concept of treatment primarily for people with muscular hypotonia and sensomotoric impairments.

There has been a continual further development of the concept, first of all with the considerable support of Dr. Sign In Forgot password? Instructional therapists feel they must emulate this morals. Skip to search form Skip to main content.

Lymphogranuloma venereum presenting as an ulcer on the tongue. His ideas for simple measures, embedded in day to day life, in the therapeutic support of people with significant handicaps were derived krofacial this experience and its comparison with rehabilitation medicine findings. The design of the stimulator varied according to the type of cerebral palsy, as well as the individual course of therapy. Motoric activities in the mouth and at the tongue can also be favourably influenced by activating the hands or feet.

The primary pathology includes hypotonicity of the perioral muscles, lips, and masticatory muscles and a protruding tongue, later followed by active tongue protrusion.

The Castillo-Morales approach to orofacial pathology in Down syndrome.

Poets The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal: According to the principle “function and form interact upon each other” it is necessary to correct malformations as soon as possible, for example secondary malformations of the hard palate or tooth and jaw misalignments caused by primary orofacial functional defects. Communication is the most important aspect of this help.

The aim is to support the attention given by the child to what it undergoes and does, and also to provide it with trust and security in order to reinforce motivation to rise to new challenges.

For many years he maintained intensive contact with medical colleagues and therapists of different specialisms. To castilo short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Citing articles via Google Scholar. Sign In or Create an Account. Most users should sign in with their email address. Both for the instructional therapist teams and the participants in the courses the Association places importance on forming inter-professional groups.


Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Functional treatment of airway obstruction and feeding problems in infants orpfacial Robin sequence.

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Poets Archives of moralez in childhood. In addition to treatment with orthodontic plates, special oral and facial physiotherapy was applied in one third of the patients.

The supporting function of feet and hands as well as the child’s visual orientation within its surroundings are used to stabilise its posture. The official Homepage in German language. Also in the case of people with neurological or anatomically based functional defects these abilities are orofacual adversely affected. The orofacial sensory-motor functions were evaluated by a neuropaediatric examination before and after treatment An improvement in spontaneous tongue position and coordination of tongue movement, food intake, speech development and drooling was noted in at least one half of the cases.

His death has left a large gap in the circle of therapists conversant with his methods and his friends throughout the world. Therapy of orofacial dysfunctions in cerebral palsy according to Castillo-Morales: The primary pathology includes hypotonicity of the perioral muscles, lips, and masticatory muscles and a protruding tongue, later followed by active tongue protrusion. His roots lay in the anthropology of Latin America, which Castillo Morales intensively researched and compared to his own experience in living together with the Aborigines, the original inhabitants of Latin America, and also to their habits.

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