October 22, 2018

LSVT LOUD

LSVT LOUD is an effective speech treatment for individuals with Parkinson disease or other neurological conditions. Common speech problems include: Soft voice Mumbled speech Monotone Speech Hoarse voice The most effective way to improve speech is through therapy targeting muscles of the speech mechanism. Therapy focusing on the single goal of being loud results in: Improved vocal… View Article

Dysphagia Services

Swallowing Disorders (also called DYSPHAGIA) Problems chewing or swallowing that can lead to: Dehydration Malnutrition Food or liquid going into the airway, called aspiration Frequent pneumonia or respiratory infections Less enjoyment of eating Embarrassment when eating because of drooling or other problems The need for tube feeing or other ways to get nutrition Symptoms of… View Article