9 Alternative Therapies for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
There are alternative therapies that can be used in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea. The gold standard in the treatment of OSA is continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy. The alternative therapies are used for people who are intolerant to CPAP therapy.
The alternative therapies include: oral appliances, Night Shift which is device that vibrates once you sleep on your back, pillar procedure through which inserts are put into the soft palate to stiffen it, Somnoplasty which is a minimally invasive surgical technology that uses radiofrequencies to reduce neck tissue, and Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation that gives mild stimulation to muscles around the upper airways keeping them open.
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Somnowell Inventor - Visiting Professor Simon Ash FDS MSc MOrth BDS
Prof. Ash is the inventor of the highly successful SOMNOWELL Chrome device for snoring and sleep apnoea.
The Somnowell Chrome is made to exacting standards in the Somnowell laboratory under the supervision of Visiting Professor Simon Ash. Prof. Ash and his master technicians create each Somnowell Chrome device using their wealth of experience and expertise.
Prof. Ash works at the forefront of his profession. He is a Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist with over 30 years clinical experience, with a special interest in sleep related breathing disorders, TMJD, and bruxism. He currently works in Harley Street London and two private hospitals in London as part of a multi-disciplinary team managing snoring and sleep apnoea, and is Visiting Professor of Orthodontics at the BPP University.
The Somnowell mandibular advancement appliance is also recommended by:
- Sleep Centres
- ENT Surgeons, Sleep Physicians, Respiratory, Physicians
- Orthodontists, Dentists
- General Medical Practitioners