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Biting back against a common threat

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Dysphagia is an all-too common adversary of neuro-rehab patients, and the professionals who care for them.

Some studies suggest the swallowing disorder is experienced in as many as 93 per cent of people admitted to brain injury rehab centres (Hansel et al, 2008).

It will affect around one in two stroke survivors, according to the Stroke Association, and roughly at least a third of people with MS.

Meanwhile, over 80 per cent of people with Parkinson’s may be affected (Suttrup et al, 2016).

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