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You'll need a referral for rehabilitation services at Virginia Hospital Center. For more information, talk to your doctor or call us at 703.558.6507.

Speech-Language Therapy

Speech Language Pathologist with patient

Look to the speech-language pathologists at Virginia Hospital Center for help addressing difficulty speaking or swallowing.

Conditions We Treat

Your doctor may recommend working with a speech-language pathologist (SLP) if you're an adult who experiences:

  • Cognitive communication disorders
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Neurological conditions, including stroke and brain injury
  • Voice disorders

Services & Treatments

Trust our experienced therapists for:

  • Cognitive communicative evaluations
  • Fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES) – Uses a small tube with a camera and light on the to see what happens when you swallow
  • Functional analysis of speech and swallowing
  • Modified barium swallow (MBS) studies – Use real-time X-rays and food or liquid coated with a special contrast material to see how you swallow
  • Speech and language evaluations
  • Voice therapy – Helps improve the pitch, volume or quality of your voice

Access Mayo Clinic’s Expertise

As part of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Virginia Hospital Center brings the world-renowned expertise and knowledge of Mayo Clinic to our community. How can I access the expertise of Mayo Clinic? It’s simple – all you need is to be under the care of a physician on Virginia Hospital’s Center medical Staff. 

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