Measuring Lingual Range of Motion

For so long, we have focused on lingual strength and range-of-motion. The Iowa Oral Performance Instrument (IOPI),  the SwallowStrong and the Tongue Press have all been developed to give us visual and numeric strength measurements of the tongue. We finally have a measurement scale for lingual range of motion. C.L. Lazarus, H. Husaini, A.S. Jacobson, J.K. [...]

Dysphagia App

What's changing on Dysphagia Ramblings?? NOTHING!! I'm adding to enhance my blogging to include app reviews. Not only will I start reviewing apps (officially) on my blog for dysphagia apps, I will also include some cognitive, language, etc apps. My first review? Of course it has to be Dysphagia by NSS App: Dysphagia What it [...]

Journey to BRS-S

It's official!  I finally did it and am so extremely happy and excited!!  I finally, not only had my application accepted by the BRS-S (Board Recognized Specialty in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders) and passed the exam.  I can officially put the title BRS-S after my credentials!  I wish that I could say that it was an easy [...]