Dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, is common in older adults but can happen at any age. The causes of swallowing problems vary and treatment depends on the cause. Therapists will determine the best treatment plan to help you increase your efficiency of swallowing and enhance your safety.
Patients with any of the following may have issues with swallowing or feeding:
Therapists will use a variety of methods to determine the most appropriate therapy for you. A thorough evaluation will be performed and your personal plan for therapy will be determined.
Your therapy may include the following: