Swallowing Disorders

Speech-language pathologists diagnose and treat speech-language and cognitive impairment, as well as changes in voice, breathing patterns and breath support. Our skilled therapists also evaluate swallowing and provide therapeutic intervention and strategies to improve function.

Penn Therapy & Fitness therapists can provide rehabilitation services to manage conditions related to swallowing disorders including (but not limited to):

  • Progressive supranuclear palsy
  • Dysphagia

The Speech-Language Pathologists at Penn Therapy & Fitness provide comprehensive evaluations and individualized treatment programs. Penn Therapy & Fitness therapists are certified by the American Speech and Hearing Association.

Your Penn Therapy & Fitness therapist will work with you to develop a rehabilitation plan that’s right for you, including:

  • Modified barium swallow study 
  • Clinical speech and swallowing evaluation
  • Swallowing exercises
  • VitalStim® Experia Unit for swallowing disorders

Our team of Penn Therapy & Fitness therapy team will collaborate with your neurologist to create a comprehensive treatment plan to achieve your recovery goals. Our swallowing therapies are available at the following Penn Therapy & Fitness locations: