How the Didgeridoo and Physical Therapy Inspired a Local Sleep Startup
A snoring prevention app created at the U of M uses physical therapy techniques to strengthen muscles that allow for a better night's sleep.
Brian Krohn, co-founder and innovation fellow at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, said that the idea for Soundly came from a Brazilian study. It showed that by playing the didgeridoo, an Aboriginal instrument, one could stop snoring by tightening muscles in the throat and tongue.
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