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Synchrony

The Synchrony Dysphagia Solutions by ACP integrates surface electromyography (sEMG) and patterned electrical stimulation (PENS) into a treatment combination that promotes improved swallow mechanics, normalized muscle function and tone, increased muscle strength and coordination, pain reduction, and a better quality of life.

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The Synchrony is now portable, giving your clinicians two options that fulfill their patient care needs:

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Patient Benefits

  • Improve motivation and tolerance
    for therapy
  • Promote superior functional outcomes, patient satisfaction and quality of life

Clinician Benefits

  • Develop more effective treatment plans using objective data
  • Take the treatment to the patient

Facility Benefits

  • Decrease length of stay
  • Save an estimated $5,000 per month vs. modified diet and feeding tubes

 

The Synchrony Dysphagia Solutions by ACP® combines sEMG with a virtual environment to engage patients in fun, interactive swallowing and speech exercises. Objective data highlights progress for patients and therapists to see while also guiding treatment plans.

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Upcoming Synchrony sEMG Dysphagia Solutions Demonstrations

May 2021

May 19 @ 12 pm ET Register Now >

May 27 @ 3 pm ET Register Now >

June 2021

June 8 @ 1 pm ET Register Now >

June 24 @ 3 pm ET Register Now >

 

Dysphagia Evidence-Based Clinical Programs

Our customizable evidence-based program combine innovative technologies of Synchrony with customized clinical protocols and pathways, advanced therapist training and on-going support by ACP’s speech language pathologists to ensure you achieve better outcomes for your patients in the most efficient manner.

REFERENCES
1. Thiyagalingam, S., Kulinski, A., Thorsteinsdottir, K., Shindelar, K., & Takahashi, P. (2021). Dysphagia in Older Adults. Thematic Review on Aging.
Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 96(2), 488-497. Retrieved [2021, April 30] from https://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(20)30902-2/pdf
2. Crary, M. A., Carnaby Mann, G. D., Groher, M. E., & Helseth, E. (2004). Functional Benefits of Dysphagia Therapy Using Adjunctive sEMG Biofeedback.
Dysphagia, 19(3), 160-164. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00455-004-0003-8