This program provides a specialized diagnostic center for the evaluation and treatment of swallow disorders. Swallowing disorders are associated with stroke, head injury, throat surgery, and neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, muscular dystrophy and multiple sclerosis.
- A multi-disciplinary team is available to evaluate swallowing disorders and to make treatment recommendations. The team members include referring physicians, speech pathologists, radiologists, dietitians and nursing staff.
- Diagnosis also may include the use of specialized X-ray equipment.
- Treatment recommendations and education are provided to reduce the risk of swallowing problems.
For more information, please call 928 773-2125.