At Feeding Friends Services, we understand that you may have questions about our therapy offerings and how to get started. Our FAQ section is designed to provide you with quick and easy answers to the most common inquiries. Whether you’re looking for information on our specialized therapies, scheduling an appointment, or understanding our unique techniques, we’ve got you covered.

If you don’t find the answer you’re looking for, feel free to contact us directly. We’re here to help you every step of the way on your journey to better health and wellness.

Speech therapy is a specialized form of therapy aimed at diagnosing and treating communication and swallowing disorders. This includes difficulties with speech sounds, language, voice, fluency, and swallowing.

Occupational therapy focuses on helping individuals of all ages develop or regain the skills needed for daily activities, or occupations. This may include activities of daily living, sensory integration, fine motor skills, and cognitive skills. 

Physical therapy aims to improve mobility, strength, and function, as well as relieve pain for individuals with injuries, disabilities, or chronic conditions. It includes techniques such as exercises, manual therapy, and modalities like heat and cold therapy.

We work with individuals of all ages, from pediatrics (NICU graduates, newborns, infants, toddlers, and school aged children) to older adults.

Yes we are in network with most major insurance providers in the area; Humana military (Tri Care East), Aetna, United Health Care, Anthem BlueCross Blue Shield, Cigna, Oscar, Healthy Blue, MO Healthnet (Missouri Medicaid), Show Me Healthily Kids, Ambetter, Medicare. 

We treat a wide range of conditions including but not limited to speech and language disorders, autism spectrum disorders, sensory processing disorders, stroke recovery, traumatic brain injuries, musculoskeletal injuries, neurological conditions, and chronic pain.

Therapy can help improve communication skills, enhance independence in daily activities, alleviate pain, increase mobility and strength, and improve overall quality of life. 

Signs that you or your loved one may benefit from therapy include difficulty communicating, trouble performing daily activities, limited mobility or strength, pain, or difficulty swallowing.

Therapy sessions typically last between 30 to 60 minutes, depending on the needs of the individual and the type of therapy being provided. 

The frequency of therapy sessions varies depending on the individual's needs, goals, and treatment plan. It may range from once a week to multiple times per week. 

We use a holistic, evidence-based techniques and approaches tailored to each individual's needs, which may include speech, occupational, and physical therapy to compliment and make up a comprehensive plan of care that addresses all patient needs to best support our patients in the journey to articulation therapy, language intervention, fluency therapy, voice therapy, and swallowing therapy. 

Speech therapy can help improve swallowing function through exercises, strategies, and modifications to improve safety and efficiency of swallowing. 

Yes, we offer teletherapy services for individuals who may have difficulty attending in-person sessions or prefer the convenience of virtual therapy sessions.

While a referral from a doctor is often helpful, it is not always necessary. You can contact us directly to schedule an evaluation and discuss your therapy needs. 

You can schedule an appointment by contacting our office via phone at 314-254-2188 or email at support@myfeedingfriends.com

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