People may experience  swallowing disorders for a variety of reasons. There may be a feeling of something “stuck” in the throat or there may be an increase in coughing when eating and drinking. People who have had a stroke or who have diagnoses such as Parkinson’s disease or Multiple Sclerosis may have difficulties chewing, swallowing pills, or have a need to wash foods down with sips of liquids at meals.

Cohen Speech Pathology offers swallowing evaluation and therapy services for difficulty chewing and swallowing for disorders such as:

  • Stroke
  • Brain injury
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • ALS Muscular dystrophy
  • Oculopharyngeal dystrophy
  • Instrumental Evaluation of swallowing using the Modified Barium Swallow (MBS) examination as well as the FEES evaluation (Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing).
  • Convenience of the MBS at Salem Radiology in Salem, New Hampshire with easy access and parking

Adult Neurological Disorders

  • See additional information on specialize care or voice and swallowing problems
  • Speech evaluation and therapy services for people following hospitalization for stroke, brain injury
  • Services for communication and swallowing changes as a result of Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, and other neurological diseases
  • Speech/language evaluation and therapy services for people to help with difficulties understanding spoken and written language
  • Therapy to help with changes in every day memory, reasoning, and problem solving
  • Services to help with difficulty with slurred speech, word retrieval