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MADISON ORAL STRENGTHENING THERAPEUTIC(MOST®) DEVICE
The MOST® device comprises an oral mouthpiece connected to a notebook computer. The oral component of this device is a pliable mouthpiece that incorporates sensors to measure pressure at four distinct locations on the tongue.
The multi-sensor, custom molded mouthpiece allows therapy to be specific to your patients’ needs including focus on weak base of tongue and or unilateral lingual paresis.
The MOST device records all therapeutic interventions completed by the patient and provides a printable report detailing patient performance on pre-determined therapeutic goals.
As the patient improves, new goals are created to progress the patient to even greater swallowing advancements.
ABOUT SWALLOW SOLUTIONS LLC:
SWALLOW SOLUTIONS LLC is dedicated to individuals suffering from swallowing disorders, generally known as dysphagia. We focus on two areas related to dysphagia – therapeutic devices for diagnosing and treating swallowing disorders and nutritional food products tailored to the patient’s diagnosed level of swallowing difficulty.
Dr. JoAnne Robbins, PhD, CCC-SLP, BRS-S, Professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and Associate Director of the Geriatric Research Educational and Clinical Center (GRECC) at the Veterans Hospital in Madison. Dr. Robbins’ team has been instrumental in assessing the relationship between tongue/ lingual pressure and people’s ability to swallow. The research is protected by patents owned by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) which are licensed to Swallow Solutions LLC.
Dr. Robert A. Carlson, serves as CEO of Swallow Solutions, LLC. His experience includes more than 20 years of service at Marshfield Clinic. While there his accomplishments included creating and leading the Division of Laboratory Medicine and the Division of Applied Sciences. In that capacity he expanded and directed the clinic’s technology transfer program. He also led the development of two startup companies for Marshfield Clinic: Marshfield Veterinary Laboratories and Marshfield Food Safety Services. These successful companies have laboratories throughout the United States and Canada.
Robbins J et. al., Archives of Phy Med and Rehabilitation. 88:150 15, 2007.