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Speech Therapy

Overview

The Speech Therapy department assesses, diagnoses and treats children and adults having difficulty with speech, language and swallowing. At Max Hospitals, we have registered and highly skilled speech therapists, also known as speech-language pathologists, who rectify speech and communication disorders.

Our panel of speech therapists include specialists who have proven excellence and experience in stroke rehabilitation, neuro-rehabilitation, swallowing difficulties and neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease and voice disorders.

Services and facilities

We are termed as the best speech therapy hospital and deal with all kinds of speech-related problems, including language and voice problems, e.g.

  • Stammering/Stuttering
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS)
  • Delayed speech
  • Speech Misarticulation
  • Cleft lip and palate, submucous cleft 
  • Aphasia
  • Dysarthria
  • Hoarse voice due to vocal nodules, vocal paresis
  • Vocal fold paralysis

Our services include- 

  • Speech assessment
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment and advice
  • Home Plan and Parent Counseling

A comprehensive assessment is carried out for each patient based on which a customized treatment plan is planned using the latest methods. Our highly trained specialists offer a wide variety of services in speech/language intervention. 

Common conditions treated by speech therapists- 

  • Articulation disorders- The patient finds it difficult to produce specific speech sounds. For example, a rat may sound like wat.
  • Fluency disorder- It is a condition in which the patient is unable to maintain the rhythm, rate, and fluency. They repeat syllables, phrases and words. Such people tend to avoid speaking due to fluency disorder which impacts their psychological, social and emotional well-being.
  • Resonance disorder- Denasality is a cul de sac effect caused by restriction of nasal airflow due to adenoids. Hypernasality is due to cleft palate, submucous cleft, poor velopharyngeal closure or neurological disorders. 
  • Receptive disorder- Patients with this communication disorder face difficulty comprehending others' speech. It affects the processing of verbal and written language Autism, head injury.  
  • Expressive disorder- Patients with expressive disorders can understand others' speech but find it difficult to express themselves in words. Also known as Pragmatic Skill Disorder.
  • Cognitive communication disorder- It is caused due to a brain injury that affects the person's ability to think. 
  • Learning Difficulty and Processing Problems- Seen in children who lack the ability to pick up instructions, have short listening span and attention span. They find it difficult to recall what they may have been taught. Children born in the lockdown period are showing concerns of this kind. Their speech language is delayed and social skills are poor.  

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Max Healthcare is home to 5000 eminent doctors in the world, most of whom are pioneers in their respective fields. Additionally, they are renowned for developing innovative and revolutionary clinical procedures.

Our Medical Experts

Max Healthcare is home to 5000 eminent doctors in the world, most of whom are pioneers in their respective fields. Additionally, they are renowned for developing innovative and revolutionary clinical procedures.

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