Our licensed Speech-Language Pathologists have received specialized training in innovative techniques to restore adult patients to their highest level of function and independence. Following a thorough evaluation, your Speech-Language Pathologist
will develop an individualized treatment plan to meet your specific needs and improve the quality of your life.
At MetroWest Medical Center, our Speech-Language Pathology services include treatment, and management in the following areas:
Dysarthria: Slurred or misarticulated speech, impaired rate of speaking
Aphasia/Language: Difficulty understanding and/or producing spoken language, word finding difficulties
Dysphagia:Difficulty swallowing, modified diets, return to oral intake after feeding tube, management of dry mouth
Cognitive rehabilitation:Focusing on attention, problem solving, and memory deficits following brain injury
Our speech-language pathologists are able to offer you standard treatments as well as more advanced techniques, such as:
Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT): An intensive protocol designed to treat the voice and speech impairments in persons with Parkinson’s disease
Vital Stim®:Aspecial form of neuromuscular electrical stimulation designed specifically for the muscles involved in swallowing; the major treatment goal is to strengthen these muscles and help in the recovery
of motor control.
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