Exercises to Strengthen the Swallowing Function (entry page)

The exercises and associated videos on the following webpage are only to be used under the explicit guidance of your physician or speech-language pathologist (SLP). You must consult your physician or medical specialist before using these exercises. If you feel pain or experience unusual symptoms while performing any of these exercises, stop the exercise immediately and consult your medical team before any further use. Read and understand all instructions carefully before using.

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The following exercises will be explained on the NFOSD swallow exercise page:

1.  Effortful Swallow

2. Isokinetic (dynamic) Shaker

3. Isometric (static) Shaker

4.   Jaw Thrust

5.   Lollipop Swallowing

6.   Masako Maneuver

7.   Mendelsohn Maneuver

8.   Supraglottic Maneuver

9.   Tongue Exercise (Part A)

10. Tongue Range of Motion (Part B)

11. Vocal Exercise