Constipation? Popeye’s Power Smoothie

Posted by Linda Van Rossen on 6/26/2013 to Dysphagia & Oral Motor Control
As a surgical nurse for many years a common patient complaint is “constipation,” an extremely common side effect of pain medications.

Hopefully Popeye’s power will do the trick with lots of fiber, and most importantly: great taste!

Peak Of Freshness!! Strawberry Lime Smoothies

Posted by Linda Van Rossen on 6/19/2013 to Dysphagia & Oral Motor Control
Spring’s freshest berries make this smoothie drink irresistible!!

Is Our PAIN Visible??

Posted by Linda Van Rossen on 6/12/2013 to General Medical and Dental Information
“Subjectivity” is the main issue when asked the question: Are you having any pain”? Now researchers can see where and how pain acts in your brain.

Summer Fresh Mango Smoothie

Posted by Linda Van Rossen on 6/12/2013 to Dysphagia & Oral Motor Control
Treat yourself to this yummi-licious blend of mango, pineapple,banana and honey.

Tips for Great Oral and Dental Care for Patients with Disabilities

Posted by Rob Christensen on 6/10/2013 to General Medical and Dental Information
Problems with dental care? Quest, the magazine for the MDA Foundation, had a great article by Bill Greenberg with tips and ideas on how to maintain good oral health in people with neuromuscular disease, muscular distrophy, trismus and other disabilities. Tips include special toothbrushes, finding a dentist, and treating trismus.

Need TMJ Relief? Here are Some Easy Self Massage Tips

Posted by Linda Shafto on 6/6/2013 to Jaw Function, Trismus, and Jaw Therapies
TMJ pain is unpredictable and can strike at anytime, and anywhere. Knowing a few tricks to relieve your pain is essential to your comfort and life’s enjoyment.