Caryn Easterling

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Optimal stimulus intensity and reliability of air stimulation technique for elicitation of laryngo-upper esophageal sphincter contractile reflex
    Osamu Kawamura
    Medical College of Wisconsin Dysphagia Institute, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 114:223-8. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Changes in tongue pressure, pulmonary function, and salivary flow in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Caryn Easterling
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53202, USA
    Dysphagia 28:217-25. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Does an exercise aimed at improving swallow function have an effect on vocal function in the healthy elderly?
    Caryn Easterling
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201 0413, USA
    Dysphagia 23:317-26. 2008
  4. pmc A randomized study comparing the Shaker exercise with traditional therapy: a preliminary study
    Jeri A Logemann
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Dysphagia 24:403-11. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Performance and optimal technique for pharyngeal impedance recording: A simulated pharyngeal reflux study
    Muhammad Aslam
    MCW Dysphagia Institute, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:33-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Attaining and maintaining isometric and isokinetic goals of the Shaker exercise
    Caryn Easterling
    MCW Dysphagia Institute, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Dysphagia 20:133-8. 2005
  7. pmc Augmentation of deglutitive thyrohyoid muscle shortening by the Shaker Exercise
    Rachel Mepani
    MCW Dysphagia Institute, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Dysphagia 24:26-31. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Laryngo-upper esophageal sphincter contractile reflex in humans deteriorates with age
    Osamu Kawamura
    Medical College of Wisconsin Dysphagia Institute, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Gastroenterology 127:57-64. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Pharyngoglottal closure reflex: characterization in healthy young, elderly and dysphagic patients with predeglutitive aspiration
    Reza Shaker
    MCW Dysphagia Institute, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Digestive Disease Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisc, USA
    Gerontology 49:12-20. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Fatigue analysis before and after shaker exercise: physiologic tool for exercise design
    Kevin T White
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation PMR, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 53226, USA
    Dysphagia 23:385-91. 2008

Collaborators

  • Osamu Kawamura
  • Barbara Roa Pauloski
  • Kevin T White
  • R Shaker
  • Jeri A Logemann
  • Mark Kern
  • Rachel Mepani
  • Alfred Rademaker
  • Muhammad Aslam
  • Benson Massey
  • Barbara Grande
  • Jerilyn Logemann
  • Jodi Antinoja
  • Amy Kelly
  • Carrie Stangl-McBreen
  • Stephen Antonik
  • Julie Farquharson
  • Jianxiang Liu
  • Shailesh Bajaj
  • Candy Hofmann
  • Tanya Rittmann

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Optimal stimulus intensity and reliability of air stimulation technique for elicitation of laryngo-upper esophageal sphincter contractile reflex
    Osamu Kawamura
    Medical College of Wisconsin Dysphagia Institute, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 114:223-8. 2005
    ..Using longer-duration pulses (at least 2 seconds) improves the reliability of elicitation of the laryngo-UES contractile reflex...
  2. doi request reprint Changes in tongue pressure, pulmonary function, and salivary flow in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Caryn Easterling
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53202, USA
    Dysphagia 28:217-25. 2013
    ..FVC, SSS, and ITS may be complimentary measures used as a gauge of an ALS patient's ability to efficiently take oral nutrition and to support required alterations in diet consistency...
  3. doi request reprint Does an exercise aimed at improving swallow function have an effect on vocal function in the healthy elderly?
    Caryn Easterling
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201 0413, USA
    Dysphagia 23:317-26. 2008
    ..The Shaker Exercise could be recommended as a preventative measure to diminish the effect of sarcopenia on the muscles used in deglutition and voice and alter the progression of the characteristic senescent voice and swallow changes...
  4. pmc A randomized study comparing the Shaker exercise with traditional therapy: a preliminary study
    Jeri A Logemann
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Dysphagia 24:403-11. 2009
    ..After both types of therapy there is a significant increase in UES opening width on 3-ml paste swallows...
  5. ncbi request reprint Performance and optimal technique for pharyngeal impedance recording: A simulated pharyngeal reflux study
    Muhammad Aslam
    MCW Dysphagia Institute, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:33-9. 2007
    ..We evaluated the ability of the impedance sensor for detection of various volumes of intrapharyngeal infusate at two sites and in two subject positions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Attaining and maintaining isometric and isokinetic goals of the Shaker exercise
    Caryn Easterling
    MCW Dysphagia Institute, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Dysphagia 20:133-8. 2005
    ..We concluded that although the Shaker Exercise can be performed independently, a structured and gradually progressive program is needed to attain the exercise goals completely...
  7. pmc Augmentation of deglutitive thyrohyoid muscle shortening by the Shaker Exercise
    Rachel Mepani
    MCW Dysphagia Institute, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Dysphagia 24:26-31. 2009
    ..The combination of increased thyrohyoid shortening and suprahyoid strengthening contributes to the Shaker Exercise outcome of deglutitive UES opening augmentation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Laryngo-upper esophageal sphincter contractile reflex in humans deteriorates with age
    Osamu Kawamura
    Medical College of Wisconsin Dysphagia Institute, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Gastroenterology 127:57-64. 2004
    ..Our aim was to study the effect of laryngeal stimulation on upper esophageal sphincter (UES) pressure and to determine the reproducibility of this effect...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pharyngoglottal closure reflex: characterization in healthy young, elderly and dysphagic patients with predeglutitive aspiration
    Reza Shaker
    MCW Dysphagia Institute, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Digestive Disease Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisc, USA
    Gerontology 49:12-20. 2003
    ..Since the pharyngoglottal closure reflex induces vocal cord adduction in healthy young humans, it may help prevent aspiration during premature spill of oral content...
  10. doi request reprint Fatigue analysis before and after shaker exercise: physiologic tool for exercise design
    Kevin T White
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation PMR, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 53226, USA
    Dysphagia 23:385-91. 2008
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  11. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation of swallowing by exercise in tube-fed patients with pharyngeal dysphagia secondary to abnormal UES opening
    Reza Shaker
    MCW Dysphagia Institute, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Center, Medical College of Wisconsin and Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Gastroenterology 122:1314-21. 2002
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