Category Archives: Swallowing Therapy

Role of SLPs in Swallowing Rehabilitation

Normal swallowing process requires coordination of muscles and nerves to move solid or liquid from oral cavity to stomach. Swallowing occurs in three stages; oral, pharyngeal and esophageal stage. Speech Language Pathologists are involved in clinical and objective assessment of swallowing process, diagnosis of swallowing problems, planning of swallowing rehabilitation, decision making for starting oral […]