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Speech Therapy

Communication Is Key

Communication Is Key
Hannah Speckhart
Therapy Director
Sothern Hills Skilled Nursing & Rehab
Communication is the strongest tool in which a healthcare provider must rely on in order to complete their job successfully. With an influx of diversity among patients in the healthcare system it is important to establish clear lines of communication with those who may not speak […]

Vitalstim Therapy

Vitalstim Therapy
by Cori Crittle
Therapy Manager
Southern Hills Skilled Nurinsg & Rehab
Treating Dysphagia
Dysphagia is defined as difficulty swallowing and affects nearly 15 million adults in the United States.  Dysphagia can be extremely morbid, and complications include aspiration pneumonia, malnutrition, dehydration, pulmonary fibrosis, and death. Managing dysphagia as soon as it is detected is essential in treating these […]