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Swallowing Maneuvers

Various swallowing exercises that may aid a patient in their ability to safely swallow a bolus. Examples include (but are not limited to) Mendelsohn, chin tuck, head tilt, or hard swallow.

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Related Disorder(s)

  • Swallowing disorders - Having trouble swallowing (dysphagia) is a symptom that accompanies a number of neurological disorders. The problem can occur at any stage of the normal swallowing process as food and liquid move from the mouth, down the back of the throat, through the esophagus and into the stomach.