Articles for Healthcare Clinicians

What is Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT)?

What is Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT)?

Understanding the types and uses of vestibular rehabilitation therapy can help you to better serve patients. Vestibular rehabilitation therapy (VRT) is a type of physical therapy used to alleviate problems caused by vestibular (inner ear) disorders such as vertigo, dizziness, gaze instability, imbalance, and falls.

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Environmental Modifications for Treating Patients with Dementia

Environmental Modifications for Treating Patients with Dementia

When treating patients with dementia, implementing environmental modifications can increase their independence at home while simultaneously improving their physical safety and mental health. Internal or external modifications to patients’ residences may also help minimize some of the psychological and behavioral symptoms of dementia.

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Transgender and Gender Affirmative Voice Therapy

For gender divisive people and the transgender community, however, a voice that doesn’t correspond with gender expression and identity can feel upsetting and invalidating. Fortunately, a growing awareness for transgender rights and a need for proper support within the medical field has led to a growing number of speech-language services for gender affirmative voice therapy.

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Critical Ethical Considerations for Dysphagia Treatment

Critical Ethical Considerations for Dysphagia Treatment

It’s critical for clinicians and caregivers to know how to competently and compassionately approach dysphagia, so patients can safely receive adequate nutrition, hydration, and care. However, given the complexity of swallowing disorders, ethical challenges are not uncommon.

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