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Physical and Occupational Therapy, and Speech Language Pathology

Speech Language Pathology (SLP)

The Speech Language Pathology Department at Virginia Hospital Center offers speech language pathology therapy for adults whose ability to speak or swallow has been affected by injury or illness. Our Speech Language Pathology (SLP) team provides patient evaluations, functional analysis of speech and swallowing including rehabilitee for cognitive communication disorders.

Common diagnosis seen by Speech Language Pathology team

  • Head and neck cancer
  • Parkinson's and other neurological disorders
  • Stroke
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Tongue thrust
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Voice disorders

Specialized Care Services or Equipment

  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT®) certified for Parkinson's disease
  • Modified Barium Swallow (MBS) studies
  • STAR (Survivorship Training And Rehab) program to treat cancer survivors

Related Links

Physical and Occupational Therapy for Parkinson's (Coming Soon)
Physical Therapy for Neurological Neurological Impairments
Occupational Therapy for Neurological Impairments

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