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Physical and Occupational Therapy, and Speech Language Pathology

Speech & Language Pathology (SLP)

Speech & Language Pathology services help people improve communication, cognitive function, memory and problem-solving skills, swallowing function and voice production. Individuals with stroke, neuromuscular disease, traumatic brain injury and vocal cord pathology will often demonstrate difficulties in a variety of areas and may benefit from SLP services.

The Virginia Hospital Center's Speech & Language Pathology team of trained and licensed professionals provides patient evaluations, functional analysis of speech and swallowing including rehabilitation for cognitive communicative disorders.

Common diagnoses treated

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

Specialized Care Services

  • Alaryngeal Communication
  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • 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

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