Following stroke, myocardial infarction and the end stage of Parkinson’s disease, many patients face complications. These are usually a result of difficulty or discomfort when trying to swallow.
Without proper treatment, they develop into serious risks to a patient’s wellbeing. Some of these can include malnutrition, unhealthy weight loss, dehydration, aspiration pneumonia, and choking.
Our speech therapy specialists have the skills required to tackle these issues head on. They work both with the patient and other members of staff to determine the cause of the difficulty. From here, they create an aggressive treatment plan.