Treat Dysphasia without medicine and invasive treatment
Are you experiencing difficulty swallowing food or taking more effort and time to move food from your mouth to your stomach? If your answer is yes, you may have Dysphasia. Any condition that damages or weakness the nerves and muscles used for swallowing can cause Dysphasia. This condition can affect people of all ages and gender. But it is more common in older adults.
If you are experiencing the symptoms of Dysphasia, visit Joint Effort Physical Therapy in Colorado Springs or Boulevard Colorado Springs, CO. Our highly trained and licensed physical therapists will help you to find the causes of your pain and offer a suitable treatment in order to treat Dysphasia.
What are the symptoms of Dysphasia?
The following signs and symptoms are associated with Dysphasia.
- Inability to swallow
- Pain while swallowing
- The feeling of food getting stuck in the chest or throat
- Weight loss
- Coughing or gagging when swallowing
- Food coming back up (regurgitation)
- Frequent heartburn
- Food or stomach acid backing up into the throat
What are the causes of Dysphasia?
Some common causes of Dysphasia are given below:
- Esophageal stricture
- Diffuse spasm
- AchalasiaEsophageal tumors
- Eosinophilic esophagitis
- Radiation therapy
- Neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and muscular dystrophy
- Pharyngoesophageal diverticulum
Speech therapy for Dysphasia
At your first visit, our speech therapists will perform the evaluation. This evolution will include the assessment of function, strength, and coordination of your muscles involved in swallowing, drinking, and eating. After completing evolution, the therapist will help you develop a personalized treatment plan. At Joint Effort Physical Therapy, speech therapists will offer different therapeutic exercises to improve muscle strength and relieve pain. They will also tell you to consume certain foods and liquids to make swallowing easier.
Are you ready to avail our speech therapy to get relief from Dysphasia? If yes, contact us today and book an appointment with our physical therapists. Our team is always ready to help you and improve your condition.