VitalStim® Swallowing Program Offered by Licensed Therapists in Baltimore

At The Center for Restorative Therapies at Mercy in Baltimore, our licensed speech-language pathologists offer VitalStim® Therapy as a treatment option used to re-educate the throat’s swallowing muscles.

What is the VitalStim® Swallowing Program?

VitalStim uses electrical stimulation to retrain the pharyngeal muscles in the throat and increase swallowing function for patients with pharyngeal swallowing problems caused by cancer, stroke, diabetes or other neurological disorders.