Gundersen Health System
La Crosse Clinic Pharmacy
1836 South Ave, La Crosse, WI, 54601-5494
Distance: 784 Miles
Combination of treatment and education services designed to increase or maintain a person's physical, intellectual and social health
Services can be offered on both a short-term or long-term basis.
Provides diagnosis and treatment for speech and language disorders and dysphagia or swallowing disorders
Gundersen Health speech language pathologists work with patients who have speech, language, or swallowing problems due to conditions including:
* Cleft lip and palate
* Developmental disabilities
* Neurologic disorders
* Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
* Head and neck cancer
- Speech therapy
- Medicaid (Medical Assistance)
- Private pay
For more information about speech and language disorders, or to schedule an appointment call Gundersen Health Neurosciences at (608) 775-9000.
8:00am - 8:00pm, Monday - Friday
8:00am - 12:30pm, Saturday
Houston and Winona Counties
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
LR-8000.8000-450Language Therapy Definition
Programs that offer individual or group therapy sessions to assist people who have receptive or expressive language difficulties. Sessions usually focus on concept development, word sequencing (syntax), and word choice (vocabulary) as well as on the development or improvement of listening skills.
LR-8000.8000-820Speech Therapy Definition
Programs that offer individual or group therapy sessions which focus on the remediation of specific articulation problems in which speech sounds are omitted, replaced by substitute sounds or distorted; voice problems in which pitch, loudness or quality of voice is affected; or stuttering.
YF-1500Communication Impairments Definition
Language, articulation, voice and/or fluency disorders which are outside the range of acceptable variation in a given environment and which are inconsistent with the person's chronological and/or developmental age.
YF-3000.1300-050Brain Injuries Definition
Any of a variety of conditions that occur following birth including traumatic damage in the birth process or as the result of an accident (the most common of which are vehicular accidents, falls, acts of violence and sports injuries), anoxia or hypoxic episodes and allergic conditions, toxic substances and other acute medical/clinical incidents that are characterized by significant destruction of brain tissue and resultant loss of brain function. Examples of brain injuries include hematomas, blood clots, contusions or bruising of brain tissue, cerebral edema (swelling inside the skull), concussions and strokes.
YF-3000.8280Swallowing Disorders Definition
Any of a variety of pathological or congenital conditions that make it difficult for the individual to swallow food normally. Symptoms include a lump in the throat, hoarseness, a sore throat, pain during swallowing, avoidance of specific foods or liquids and repeated attacks of pneumonia due to unconscious aspiration of food into the lungs.