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Not Nectar Thick When patients have dysphagia, often sensory techniques, including carbonation can help increase aspects of the swallow. For some reason, at one point in time, the research was translated to substitution of carbonated beverages, including soda to replace nectar thick liquids. Carbonated Beverages Carbonated beverages have hit the dysphagia world by storm. [...]
EDIT 1/4/17. Due to a recent Facebook post, I wanted to change some wording on this post. As with all areas of dysphagia, I continue to grow, learn and change my beliefs, mainly because of the patients I serve. Although my belief stands that those patients who do not follow my recommendation continue to [...]
Robbins J, Butler SG, Daniels SK, Gross RD, Langmore S, Lazarus CL, Martin-Harris B, McCabe D, Musson N, Rosenbek JC. (2008). Swallowing and Dysphagia Rehabilitation: Translating Principles of Neural Plasticity into Clinically Oriented Evidence. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 51: S276-S300. This article breaks down the principles of neural plasticity. Neural [...]