CranioRehab Update and Research Refresh

Posted by Sarah Schuman, M.S. CCC-SLP on 6/17/2019 to Cleft Lip & Palate
CranioRehab Update & Research Refresh. Review "Correlation Between Radiation Dose to Pterygoid and Masseter Muscles with Trismus" and "Successful Rehab of Facial Burns Using Jaw Motion Rehab Systems Including the OraStretch Press". Learn about CranioRehab products.

Swallowing Difficulties and the Holidays

Posted by Sarah Schuman on 12/14/2018 to Dysphagia & Oral Motor Control
Difficulty swallowing, dysphagia, may cause the sufferer to feel embarrassment eating and drinking around friends and family. This may lead to lack of participation during holiday celebrations. With some adjustments it is possible to make celebrations inclusive and enjoyable for all. We, at CMR, wish you and yours a very happy holiday season. 

Feeding Concerns for Babies with Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate

Posted by Sarah Schuman, MS, CCC-SLP on 12/18/2017 to Liquid & Soft Diets and Recipes
Cleft lip and cleft palate are common birth conditions that occur as a baby is developing in utero. Feeding is a common concern for babies born with clip lip and/or cleft palate. Depending on the severity of the cleft the baby may be able to breastfeed, bottle-feed or feed using specialized bottles.

Breakfast Blitz Smoothie. Protein with great seeds and fruit.

Posted by Linda Van Rossen on 7/15/2013 to Liquid & Soft Diets and Recipes
This is a nutritious breakfast smoothie you can put in your travel mug and enjoy on your commute!  Its got fruit, yogurt, flax, ginseng and almonds.  Yum!

Constipation? Popeyes 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!!

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.

Don't recognize that Measurement? Using an international recipe? Here's some help coverting from US to Metric measurements.

Posted by Linda Shafto on 7/19/2012 to Liquid & Soft Diets and Recipes
measuring cupml., cc., oz.,lb., gm.,qt.,pt.,C., Tbsp., or a pinch?  All are symbols, weights and measurements we use to cook and combined ingredients.  When I was a kid we measured in pounds (lb) ounces (oz) and cups (C).  With our changing globalized society we are now seeing more and adapting to the international, or metric measuring system.

Very Berry Nutritious Smoothy

Posted by Linda Shafto on 7/18/2012 to Liquid & Soft Diets and Recipes
very Berry Nutritious SmoothyThis smoothy is always a big hit for a breakfast on the go, with a whole frozen banana and wheat germ to help jump start your day!

Cool and Easy Summer Nutrition: Smooth Tomato Gaspacho Soup

Posted by Linda Shafto on 7/6/2012 to Liquid & Soft Diets and Recipes
Smooth Tomato Gazpacho SoupSoup anyone?  :)  My favorite any time of year! The more adventuresome the better. This recipe is from Martha Stewart's Living Magazine Aug. 2011. It is a really easy chop and blend recipe with no cooking required. So full of goodness and flavor...  click ahead for full recipe.

A GREAT Berry Recipe for a Summer Fruit Smoothies.

Posted by Rob Christensen on 8/1/2011 to Liquid & Soft Diets and Recipes
Today, Marth Rose Shulman at the New York Times posted a great recipes for a delicious Berry and Rose Geranium smoothie with the ripe, fresh berries in the stores right now.  Normally, this smoothie is made with frozen bananas, but here its made with dairy.   Yummy delicious! 
Details and links in the full post.