Have swallowing disorders treated by a speech therapist

Swallowing disorders, also known as dysphagia, can be very distressing for adults and lead to health problems. In the speech therapy practice in Düsseldorf, we offer specialized therapy approaches for the treatment of swallowing disorders.

Effective treatment by speech therapists

Our experienced speech therapists offer comprehensive diagnostics and individual therapy approaches to improve the swallowing function and increase the quality of life of our patients. Our treatment methods are evidence-based and based on current scientific knowledge.

As part of the therapy, we use specific exercises and techniques to improve and stabilize the swallowing function. Special devices such as electrostimulation can also be used to train the muscles in a targeted manner. Our goal is to help our patients to swallow safely and without fear again.

We offer both individual and group therapies and tailor our treatments to the needs and goals of our patients. We attach great importance to a trusting and open cooperation and take enough time for the consultation and support of our patients.

If you suffer from swallowing difficulties, do not hesitate to contact us. We would be happy to help you improve your swallowing function and improve your quality of life. Simply make an appointment in our speech therapy practice in Düsseldorf. We look forward to seeing you!

Treatment of swallowing disorders
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Characteristics of swallowing disorders

Difficulty swallowing, also known as dysphagia, can manifest itself in a variety of ways and have different characteristics. Here are some common symptoms and characteristics of swallowing disorders:

  • Difficulty swallowing foods and liquids
  • Frequent coughing or clearing your throat when eating or drinking
  • A feeling of “sticking” in the throat or chest during or after swallowing
  • Swallowing food or liquids, causing coughing or choking
  • Swallowing food or liquids slowly or incompletely
  • pain when swallowing
  • Frequent respiratory infections or pneumonia due to swallowed food or liquids

It is important to note that swallowing disorders can be a serious matter and should definitely be treated. If you suspect a swallowing disorder, please consult a speech therapist or doctor. Early diagnosis and treatment can help minimize the impact of swallowing disorders on your health and quality of life.

duration of treatment

The duration of treatment for swallowing disorders in adults depends on various factors, such as the severity of the swallowing disorder, the underlying cause, the age and medical condition of the patient, and the type of treatment being used.

Treatment for swallowing disorders is usually through an interdisciplinary approach that may include speech therapy, physical therapy, and medical treatments. Speech therapy is an important part of therapy. The therapist will first conduct a comprehensive assessment of the patient to determine the severity of the swallowing disorder and to identify underlying causes. An individual treatment plan is then created, tailored to the specific needs of the patient.

Treatment of swallowing disorders usually involves a combination of exercises, techniques, and strategies to strengthen the speaking and swallowing muscles, improve coordination of swallowing movements, and help the patient swallow safely. In addition, medication, surgery, or dietary changes may be part of the treatment.

Overall, the duration of treatment for dysphagia in adults can vary from several weeks to several months or even years, depending on the patient’s individual circumstances and the course of treatment. However, it is important that the patient has patience and strictly adheres to the individual treatment plan in order to achieve the best possible results.

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