NOT TRUE! An orange is not an apple even though they are both fruits. An electrical stimulation protocol
MUST meet certain criteria
in order to be classified as NMES.
Click below to discover that criteria
NOT TRUE! All devices are FDA cleared for muscle re-education which can include ANY disorder including dysphagia. Click below for a full explanation and
FDA legal opinion.
NO THERE ARE NOT! There is only one site for pharyngeal dysphagia that is appropriate and that is in
the submental region
AKA the suprahyoid muscles.
There is no other anatomical site
that is biologically plausible.
FALSE! The fact is it meets
the legal definition for
preponderance of evidence.
There were over 134 articles published
between 2000-2017 alone!
NOT AT ALL! The use of NMES will not cause a swallow to occur but will cause
the muscles of swallowing to contract.
This is not the same thing.
NOPE! You need to be competent and skilled in order to perform the technique correctly. You may obtain a certificate for a course but ASHA does not recognize that as a certification.