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International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-9096

Swallowing Rehabilitation

Problems with swallowing can interfere with nutrition, enjoyment of food and even breathing. In severe cases, people may also develop pneumonia. If you or a loved one experience difficulty swallowing, our experienced physicians and speech-language pathologists (therapists) are here to help.Swallowing RehabilitationThe Rehabilitation physicians (physiatrists) evaluate you and make treatment recommendations. They may prescribe medications, suggest changing your diet or recommend specific rehabilitation therapy.It  can help you train and strengthen the muscles involved in swallowing. They can also help you adjust your posture when you eat to make swallowing safer. Speech-language therapists work closely with people who want to improve their ability to eat or return to eating after having a feeding tube.

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