CTAR (Chin Tuck Against Resistance)

CTAR (Chin Tuck Against Resistance)

Way back in 2014...... Way back in 2014, an article was published describing Chin Tuck Against Resistance. When we look at patients with dysphagia from Pharyngoesophageal Segment (PES) dysfunction, we look at strengthening the suprahyoid muscles. These muscles assist in hyolaryngeal excursion and therefore play a part in esophageal opening. Isokinetic vs. Isometric CTAR vs [...]

PhagiaFlex

A while back, I wrote a post about the ISO device.  Find the ISO post here.  I still use this device with my patients in home health as appropriate.  A few months back, Jolie sent me her 3 new models of devices to trial.  I'll have to admit that I really like the sleek new [...]