Tag: swallowing

  • Vitalstim

    Vitalstim

    VitalStim is a specific type of electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) therapy that is used to treat dysphagia, which is difficulty swallowing. The therapy uses low-voltage electrical current to stimulate the muscles used for swallowing, which can help to improve muscle strength and function. In this article, we will discuss the mechanism of action, applications, benefits,…

  • Vitalstim Therapy

    Vitalstim Therapy

    VitalStim therapy is a type of electrical stimulation therapy that is used to treat patients with swallowing disorders, also known as dysphagia. It is a non-invasive treatment that uses a low-voltage electrical current to stimulate the muscles used for swallowing. In this article, we will discuss the mechanism of action, indications, administration, benefits, and potential…

  • NMES Therapy

    NMES Therapy

    Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES) therapy is a type of physical therapy that uses electrical impulses to stimulate the muscles. It is used to improve muscle strength, endurance, and function in patients with a variety of conditions, such as muscle weakness, paralysis, or muscle atrophy. NMES therapy involves the use of a device that delivers electrical…

  • Neuromuscularelectrical Stimulation Occupational Therapy

    Neuromuscularelectrical Stimulation Occupational Therapy

    Electrical stimulation and electromagnetic therapy are forms of treatment that are used to promote wound healing and reduce the risk of complications associated with wounds. These therapies use low-level electrical currents and electromagnetic fields to stimulate the tissues and promote the healing process. Electrical stimulation therapy (EST) involves the use of low-level electrical currents to…

  • Electrical Stimulation Therapy ASHA

    Electrical Stimulation Therapy ASHA

    Electrical Stimulation Therapy ASHA refers to the use of electrical stimulation therapy in accordance with the guidelines set by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). ASHA is a professional organization for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. They provide guidelines and standards for the practice of speech-language pathology and audiology, and promote the…