The Swallowing Pocket Guide 




Sale thru 11/19/18


A compact visual muscle reference filled with detailed pictures, physiology summaries, nerves, and muscle names and function in the swallowing process. In-Depth Training Available >

Muscle Illustrations Included:

  • Tongue
  • Soft Palate
  • Pharynx
  • Hyoid Bone
  • Larynx
  • Upper Esophageal Sphincter (UES)

*Innervations are listed but not pictured.

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What's Included

This spiral bound, 14-page, 5"x7" reference covers:

  • 25 muscles
  • 7 structures
  • 5 cranial nerves
  • 4 phases

Target Audience

For SLPs and students working with patients with swallowing disorders.


Ianessa A. Humbert, PhD, CCC-SLP, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. She is an accomplished researcher, having studied the effects of electrical stimulation on hyo-laryngeal movement in healthy and dysphagic adults. Dr. Humbert's current research focuses on swallowing neurophysiology and on Alzheimer's disease.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial — Ianessa Humbert is author of online CE courses sponsored by Northern Speech Services; receives royalty payments.

Financial — Ianessa Humbert is presenter of CE seminars sponsored by Northern Speech Services; receives honorarium.

Financial— Ianessa Humbert is author of the text, "The Swallowing Pocket Guide" published by Northern Speech Services; receives royalty payments.

Financial — Ianessa Humbert is an inventor for Passy Muir, Inc; holds a patent on equipment.

Nonfinancial — Ianessa Humbert has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

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