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Is it asthma? Maybe not...

Kelly Foster, MS-CCC, SLP Kelly Foster, MS-CCC, SLP May 10, 2019 0 Comments General Health

  Is it asthma, or Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD)? During normal breathing, our vocal cords (folds) move apart, allowing air into the airway and into our lungs.  When we breathe out, the vocal cords (folds) come together, just as they do when we speak or cough. Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion (PVFM), also known as Vocal […]

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How speech-language therapy can help people of all ages

Abbie Krueger Abbie Krueger October 18, 2018 0 Comments Family Medicine

Speech-Language Pathologists, or SLPs, work with people who have speech, language, thinking, and swallowing problems. Speech therapy often involves strengthening and retraining the muscle groups involved in speech and swallowing, making the treatment for related conditions rehabilitative. Our speech therapists are specially-trained in the evaluation and treatment of dysphagia, issues with cognition, and communication – […]

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Speech pathologists do more than just work on speech

Abbie Krueger Abbie Krueger June 1, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Speech pathologists work to prevent, evaluate, diagnose, and treat communication and swallowing disorders that may occur in the many different stages of life. Speech therapy includes a wide range of rehabilitation techniques which help people adapt to or regain skills lost due to illness or injury. Types of conditions we treat Dysphonia – A voice […]

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Speech Kidz - Summer Enrichment Program

Abbie Krueger Abbie Krueger May 5, 2017 0 Comments General Health

I’m very excited to announce that Speech Kidz – our Speech & Language Summer Enrichment Program – is returning for this summer! Language Disorders in Children Most infants or toddler can understand what you’re saying well before they can clearly talk. As they mature and their communication skills develop, most children learn how to put […]

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