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​All About Home Health

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VitalStim Therapy

Home Health Care Services

for the Central Virginia Area

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Home Health

VitalStim Therapy is a safe and effective, FDA approved treatment for patients with swallowing disorders.

Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing can profoundly affect a person's quality of life.
​So many of our social relationships are centered around food.

Patient Diagnoses That Would Benefit From VitalStim:

  • Dementia
  • Debilitation & Malnourishment
  • Chronic Pulmonary Disorders
  • Neurogenerative Disease Syndrome
  • Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)
  • Muscular Disorders
  • Head & Neck Cancer Patients
  • History of Intubation
  • Oncology Patients Following Radiation Therapy

Patients with the above diagnoses may have difficulty swallowing due to weakness or paralysis.

VitalStim is a modality utilized by AAHH Speech Therapists, in conjunction with exercise, to

re-educate the smaller muscles in the face, mouth, and throat, restoring safe and adequate oral intake and quality of life.