College Of Speech Language & Hearing Sciences Awarded International Certification In Vitalstim Therapy

The Speech and Language Pathologists from ZCSLHS Ms. Amina Siddiqui, Ms. Maha Khalid, Ms. Misha Irshad and Mr. Ali Punjani got recognized as internationally trained VitalStim Therapist in Pakistan.

VitalStim Therapy is a specialized form of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) designed to treat swallowing disorders through muscle re-education.

The VitalStim Therapy System is a non-invasive, external electrical stimulation therapy approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2002 for the treatment of dysphagia with application on the anterior neck.

Ali Punjani and Misha Irshad also have certification for NMES through Vital Stim CIAO from Malaysia, making a total of 4 Speech language clinicians certified for NMES Vital Stim therapy for dysphagia by 3rd April 2017.