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Swallowing Disorders

Swallowing disorders can pose safety and health risks and must be identified and treated. Sometimes a problem with swallowing can go unrecognized or undiagnosed and result in aspiration. Aspiration can occur when food or liquid enters a patient’s airway. This type of event is commonly referred to as food or liquid “going down the wrong […]

By on July 24, 2015 in Feeding & Swallowing Therapies

Dysphagia

What Is A Swallowing Disorder (Dysphagia)? Dysphagia is a swallowing disorder that more than 15 million Americans have. They can occur at any age. Swallowing problems may be temporary, or may be an indication of a serious medical problem. What causes a swallowing disorder? Some causes of swallowing problems might be due to damage to […]

By on October 26, 2013 in Feeding & Swallowing Therapies