The following are articles and research on neuromuscular electrical stimulation for dysphagia (aka NMES or VitalStim therapy) and The Breather®

Research on NMES

Dysphagia CafeVitalStim: Analysis of NMES and dysphagia literature

ASHA LeaderSwallowing Treatment in Acute Care Looks Different With COVID-19

Dysphagia CafeSwallowing and patients on mechanical ventilation: Something to chew on

PulmCCMDysphagia and swallowing disorders in the ICU (Review)

BMC: Critical CarePostextubation dysphagia is persistent and associated with poor outcomes in survivors of critical illness

ATS JournalsRecovery from Dysphagia Symptoms after Oral Endotracheal Intubation in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Survivors – A 5-Year Longitudinal Study

American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery FoundationTranscutaneous electrical stimulation versus traditional dysphagia therapy

Dysphagia CafeCurrent and emerging evidence-based strategies for targeting the laryngeal elevators

Pediatric NMES and Dysphagia Research Summary

Research on The Breather®
and Respiratory Muscle Training

Conditions The Breather can Support and Why PLUS Purposes for Use

The Breather Protocol by Use Case

Breathing, Speech, and Swallow- How it All Fits Together

Benefits of RMT on Dysphagia Patient Outcome and Economic Burden

Benefits of RMT in Parkinson’s Disease

Case Study: RMT as an Intervention for Cardiopulmonary Decline

Clinical Pilot – The Breather Improves Speech and Pulmonary Function in COPD Patients in Home Health

Clinical trial: Reduce symptoms of COPD in two weeks using The Breather

Dyspnea and the Effect of RMT

Effect of RMT by Inspiratory Muscle Training on Failure to Wean

Effect of RMT on ADL in People with Stroke and Heart Failure

Effect of RMT on Asthma

Effect of RMT on Dysphagia in Stroke

Effect of RMT and Postural Techniques on Dysphagia

Effect of RMT on Cough and Swallow Function

Effect of RMT on Diaphragm Asymmetry after Stroke

Effect of RMT on Muscle Strength and Quality of Life in Heart Failure

Effect of RMT on Neuromuscular Disease

Effect of RMT on Oxygen Uptake and Ventilatory Function

Effect of RMT on Reflux in GERD

Effect of RMT on Respiratory Muscle Strength Cough Post-Stroke

Flu, Pneumonia & Covid019 Utilizing RMT for Risk-Reduction, Treatment & Recovery

How RMT can Affect Memory and Cognitive Decline

Improve the Quality of your Voice with RMT

Pilot Study- Hyolaryngeal Muscle Activation in Response to RMT using The Breather

Proof of concept for effect of respiratory muscle therapy on heart failure

RMT and postoperative pulmonary complications risk

Should RMT be Standard of Care for all Patients at Risk of Prolonged Hospitalization

Substantiated Effects RMT has on Dyspnea, COPD, CHF, Dysphagia, Asthma and Spinal Cord Injury

The Breather Competitive Advantage – Resistive vs Threshold

Use of RMT in Children

Addition of inspiratory muscle training to aerobic training improves cardiorespiratory responses to exercise in patients with heart failure and inspiratory muscle weakness

Implications of expiratory muscle strength training for rehabilitation
of the elderly: Tutorial

Covid-19 Patients Suffer Long-term Lung and Heart Damage but it can Improve with Time

Prevalence of reduced respiratory muscle strength in institutionalized elderly people