After a head injury, thinking and problem solving can be affected. These skills are often referred to as executive functioning; planning, forethought, reasoning, remembering, sequencing, etc.
The goals of swallowing therapy are to reduce food and or liquids from going down the air pipe, make it easier to eat and swallow, and help you get the nutrition you need to stay healthy.
The LMRVT program is perfect for patients with a hoarse vocal quality. It is a step-by-step program perfect for the person whose voice feels strained and/or over-used.
Vital Stimulation involves the placement of electrodes along the neck wall. A current is introduced in an effort to stimulate the muscles of the swallow mechanism.
Individuals suffering from a Stroke often experience word finding problems, slurred speech, memory issues, and sometimes difficulty communicating basic wants and needs…
The LSVT program is an intense 1 hour a day, 4 week course that teaches people with Parkinson’s and other individuals with neurological impairments to develop the strength required to speak at normal loudness levels….