Patients who can follow multistep directions. Hesham kamel July 14, Stick your tongue out as far as you can and hold for 5 seconds. Hello, I think you have the wrong reference listed under the tongue hold, as the article listed does not discuss tongue hold. Compensations may be more beneficial specific compensations should be tried with a MBSS.
No single treatment intensity emerged as superior.
Admin April 1, Scores on a seven-point swallowing competency scale Functional Outcome Assessment of Swallowing Score showed positive changes as well. It will also review documentation issues related to report and goal writing and obtaining reimbursement for this type of intervention. Increasing the bolus viscosity did not affect the timing of swallow response or bolus kinetic energy, whereas increasing bolus volume significantly impaired efficacy and safety of swallowing in both groups. The authors concluded that thicker food consistencies were likely to be safer for oral intake in patients with unilateral vocal fold paralysis due to decreased risk of laryngeal penetration and aspiration. Swallowing therapy in patients with neurological disorders causing cricopharyngeal dysfunction. Protrude your tongue slightly from your mouth.