Their design helps establish jaw stability to facilitate independent movement of the tongue tip for lateralization across the midline and for elevation and depression of the tongue tip. For proper chewing and clear articulation, both lateral and up-down movements of the tip of the tongue are necessary. For Patients with very limited mobility of this organ, the product is extremely effective because it provides specific feedback during exercise. The ball placed on a thick metal string can be moved by about 12 mm. It is a sufficient measure for introductory exercises in post-traumatic rehabilitation and dysarthria therapy.
GROUP OF PATIENTS: PATIENTS WITH DYSARTHRIA, tongue cancer, tongue movement dysfunction