Bay Nursing Inc.’s Certified Speech Language Pathologist Now Offers VitalStim Therapy! A breakthrough therapy approach to treat dysphagia.
As many as 15 million people suffer from some level of dysphagia, with nearly 1 million people being diagnoses early.
Difficulty swallowing can greatly affect people’s well-being. It can lead to malnutrition, weight loss, dehydration, and respiratory problems including aspiration pneumonia.
If you suffer from any of the following diagnoses you could benefit from this new breakthrough therapy:
- Radiation Therapy
- Brian Injuries
- Post-Polio Syndrome
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Myasthenia Gravis
- Guillain-Barre Syndrome
What Is VitalStim?
- The VitalStim® Therapy System is a non-invasive, external electrical stimulation for the treatment of dysphagia with application on the anterior neck.
- The VitalStim® Therapy System is an adjunctive modality to traditional exercise that unites the power of electrical stimulation with the benefits of swallowing exercises.
- Combining VitalStim and traditional therapy with a Certified Speech Language Pathologist accelerates strengthening, restores function, and helps the brain remap the swallow function.
- Research has demonstrated that combining these therapies results in better outcomes than using either one alone.