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Swallowing Therapy

Swallowing is a vital exercise that is essential to enjoyable eating and your health. Some 15 million Americans suffer from swallowing disorders. These disorders may be the result of a head injury, stroke, aging, diet, or possibly even medications.

Most of the people seeking swallowing rehabilitation have suffered a stroke. The therapy in this case may include exercises to help strengthen the swallowing muscles and the introduction of a diet that is easily swallowed.

After about three weeks of therapy, most swallowing muscles can rehabilitate to complement eating a normal diet. Many medical procedures can be avoided with swallowing therapy.


Peninsula Wellness Center
2920 2nd Avenue 
Marina, CA 93955
Phone: (831)883-5640
Fax: (831)883-5641

Hartnell Professional Center
576 Hartnell St., Suite #120 and #200
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831)625-4835
Fax: (831)625-4721