Speech-Language Pathologists (SLP) work with patients who have communication and swallowing deficits as a result of congenital defects, injuries, or illness. SLP's develop and implement programs to improve:
- Tongue Thrust/Oral Motor
While swallowing may seem second nature to most of us, it is actually quite a complicated process that, if not properly executed, causes feeding problems and sometimes aspiration. Approximately 25 processes take place to move food and saliva from the mouth down to the esophagus. The video below demonstrates a Normal Swallow. Call us today if you are having difficulties swallowing!