Evidence and Clinical Data
® Therapy System is a Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES) system that is cleared for the treatment of dysphagia. Additionally, use of VitalStim is backed by compelling clinical data published in peer-reviewed journals with more and more research published and presented every year.
Get Certified to Provide VitalStim® Therapy
This dynamic course is held over two days at locations across the country. Completing the course is the first step to incorporating the VitalStim® Therapy System in to your dysphagia rehabilitation program. Visit the CIAO Seminars website to see a current list of course dates, locations, and prices.
New Advanced VitalStim course for already certified clinicians
These courses are designed to take the certified VitalStim provider to the next level in their evaluation, clinical analysis, treatment planning, and intervention skills.
For course descriptions, dates, and locations, visit the CIAO website:
VitalStim is committed to supporting therapists in their treatment of dysphagia patients. A multitude of clinical services and dysphagia resources are available free of charge to certified VitalStim® Therapy System providers:
- On this website, clinicians can find information and tools for their dysphagia program as well as an on-line forum for discussing dysphagia.
Click here to access on-line resources
- VitalStim Clinical Specialists are available nationwide to discuss patients, evaluations, therapy, candidates for treatment with VitalStim, or any other dysphagia topics. Call your VitalStim Representative to talk about availability of these services.
Click here to find your local VitalStim Representative