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GOOD NEWS TO START 2017 - Let's Welcome VitalStim® Therapy System

Happy New Year to all! The year starts with good news! Summer's Therapy Services will be offering  VitalStim ®   Therapy   for children with dysphagia, that is, swallowing difficulties. Quoting from Djoglobal: "VitalStim® Therapy is a safe and effective treatment for patients suffering with difficulty swallowing or dysphagia. It was developed in response to the 15 million Americans living with dysphagia today. The VitalStim® Therapy System is a non-invasive, external electrical stimulation therapy cleared to market by the Food and Drug Administration in 2002 for the treatment of dysphagia with application on the anterior neck. VitalStim® Therapy is backed by comprehensive clinical data. The VitalStim® Therapy System is designed as an adjunct modality, meaning a clinician will apply VitalStim while simultaneously working with the patient on swallowing exercise. Used as an adjunct to traditional swallow