Dr. Sylvia Egan is a speech language pathologist practicing in ORLAND PARK, IL. Dr. Egan specializes in speech, language and swallowing disorders in patients. As a speech language pathologist, Dr. Egan evaluates, diagnoses and treats patients with communication and swallowing troubles. These conditions may be due to developmental delay, brain injury, hearing loss, autism, stroke or other diseases and injuries. Dr. Egan helps patients make sounds and improve their voices through various methods. Speech language pathologists also work with patients to strengthen muscles used to speak and swallow, and work with individuals and families to help cope with their conditions.
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IntroductionDysphagia is the medical term for difficulty swallowing. A person with dysphagia finds it more difficult to move liquid or food from the mouth to the stomach. Dysphagia is most likely caused by muscle and nerve problems. When food is swallowed, multiple muscles and nerves are...
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- Learn the Signs of Autism
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- Treatment of Dysphagia (Swallowing Problems)
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