J Korean Dysphagia Soc.  2012 Jul;2(2):62-66.

Effect of the Dysphagia Therapy Child with Nemaline Myopathy Who Have Dysphagia: A Single Subject Research Design

Affiliations
  • 1Departments of Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Seoul Rehabilitation Hospital, Seoul, Korea
  • 2Departments of Rehabilitation Medicine, Seoul Rehabilitation Hospital, Seoul, Korea

Abstract


Objective
The purpose of this study was to notify the Nemaline myopathy and to demonstrate the effect of the dysphagia therapy on this disease. Method: This study used to considered the literatures of the Nemaline myopathy and offer a dysphagia therapy since October 2007 until June 2009 on a child who has a Nemaline myopathy and evaluates her oral-motor function and changes her feeding method. Result: Direct oral sensorimotor treatment and neuromuscular electrical stimulation showed improving in a jaw and tongue movement and there again decreasing in drooling and aspiration enables non-oral feeding to partial oral feeding.
Conclusion
Continous oral sensorimotor treatment is important to patients who have a Nemaline myopathy. And neuromuscular electrical stimulation is a help to them. Needs ask to occupational therapist early on and have a multidisciplinary team approach.

Keyword

Nemaline myopathy; Dysphagia therapy; Sensorimotor treatment; Neuromuscular electrical stimulation
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