His topic was Breathing Disturbed Sleep in the pediatric population. He discussed how signs such as snoring and opening mouth breathing can be linked to delays in growth and development along with other side effects such as behavioral problems, weight gain, difficulty concentrating in school, crooked teeth and jaw pain.
Dr. Gilden discussed interventions using manual therapy, myofunctional therapy and behavior modification to improve the child’s airway so they can experience healthy sleep and proper growth and development.
For more information on this topic and to see if your child may be suffering from modifiable sleep problems, contact Elite Health Services.
Also, checkout the story of Conner Deegan whose life was turned around once he received the proper treatment.
Finding Conner Deegan (5:45 min video)