Category Archives: Swallowing Disorders

Five Tips for Swallowing Safely with Dysphagia

Did you know that in addition to helping people communicate, speech-language pathologists can help people who have trouble swallowing too? Dysphagia, or trouble swallowing, is a common problem that can be the result of a range of problems, from stroke, … Continue reading

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Trouble Swallowing? 3 Ways Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help!

Most people associate speech-language pathology with communication disorders, whether it’s helping a child with a lisp or stutter, or helping a person with neurological injury speak again. But did you know speech-language pathologists also specialize in helping people who have … Continue reading

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Dysphagia: Feeding Tubes

Over the past few weeks we’ve discussed dysphagia, difficulty swallowing food or liquid which can often follow a stroke or other neurological injury. When a person has dysphagia, a speech-language pathologist is typically involved in treatment, providing swallow exercises and … Continue reading

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Dysphagia: Safe Swallowing

One of the most common effects of a stroke or other neurological damage is dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing. Over the past two weeks, we’ve discussed some ways to manage dysphagia and how a speech-language pathologist can help. Today, we provide … Continue reading

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Dysphagia: Delicious Dining

Most people are aware that a stroke or other form of neurological damage can affect language and communication. But did you know that trouble swallowing food and liquid is another common result? Difficulty swallowing, or dysphagia, can affect any part … Continue reading

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Living with Dysphagia

If you’re like most people, you’ve never put much thought into how you swallow food; for a healthy person, the process happens almost completely automatically. But swallowing actually involves a series of fairly intricate muscular and physical processes. When a … Continue reading

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What Makes Speech Associates of NY Stand Out from the Crowd?

If you or a loved one is has a disorder which causes difficulty with speech, language or swallowing, finding the right professional to help with your communication needs can be a challenge. Here at Speech Associates of New York, our … Continue reading

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