Modified barium swallow study

Speech-language pathologists specializing in swallowing disorders assess swallow function via an X-ray study.  They observe the patient's anatomy and evaluate a variety of food and liquid textures to determine swallowing difficulties and provide strategies and food recommendations for safe oral intake.

After illness, injury or disability, people in our community turn to Providence Rehabilitation Services for help in regaining strength and independence. Last year, Providence Rehabilitation served more than 86,000 adults and children.