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A swallow treatment approach combining the use of neuromuscular electrical stimulation and traditional swallow exercises. The Vital Stim equipment is the only neuromuscular electrical stimulation device that is approved by the FDA for use in the area of the larynx. The electrodes are uniquely designed to stimulate some of the inactive muscles involved in dysphagia. A speech pathologist must have additional certification in Vital Stim Therapy in order to provide this service.

Vital Stim services are available at the following Sentara locations:

CarePlex
James City 
Leigh 
Obici 
Williamsburg


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