Rehabilitation Techniques in Dysphagia Management among Stroke Patients: A Systematic ReviewReynaldo R Rey-Matias1* and Carl Froilan D Leochico2
- *Corresponding Author:
- Reynaldo R Rey-Matias
Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
St Luke’s Medical Center and College of Medicine
Philippine Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine
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Received date: April 19, 2016; Accepted date: May 27, 2016; Published date: May 30, 2016
Citation: Rey-Matias RR, LeochicCFD (2016) Rehabilitation Techniques in Dysphagia Management among Stroke Patients: A Systematic Review. Int J Phys Med Rehabil 4:340. doi: 10.4172/2329-9096.1000340
Copyright: © 2016 Rey-Matias RR, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Several studies have assessed the efficacy of old and recent rehabilitation techniques in swallowing such as thermal stimulation, electrical stimulation, acupuncture, oral strengthening, air pulses, Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS).