VitalStim Therapy is a safe and effective treatment for patients suffering with the swallowing difficulties.
VitalStim is a specialized form of neuromuscular electrical stimulation designed to treat dysphagia through muscular re-education.
Since its introduction, thousands of patients, young and old alike, have benefited from VitalStim as part of their dysphagia rehabilitation program. VitalStim Swallowing Therapy is used in conjunction with oral-motor and other swallowing exercises have been found to accelerate recovery time and help patients achieve long-term results.
It was developed in 2002 and is the only device and therapy cleared by FDA to treat dysphagia.
More information is available at www.VitalStimTherapy.com.
Fact: Dysphagia occurs in up to 50% of patients after chemo radiation therapy, reported by Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA.