What is the VitalStim® Therapy System?
The VitalStim® Therapy System is a non-invasive, external electrical stimulation therapy cleared to market by the Food and Drug Administration in 2002 for the treatment of dysphagia with application on the anterior neck.**. VitalStim® Therapy is backed by comprehensive clinical data. Click here to read clinical data.
The VitalStim® Therapy System is designed as an adjunct modality, meaning a clinician will apply VitalStim while simultaneously working with the patient on swallowing exercise. Used as an adjunct to traditional swallowing therapy, VitalStim has been found to:
- Be safe and effective for patients 1
- Accelerate the recovery time from a restricted diet 2
- Help patients achieve sustained improvement and long term results 3