Sakamoto Swallowing Mechanism Model

Learn the mechanism of swallowing, and practice practical way of preventing miss-swallowing.

Learn the mechanism of swallowing, and practice practical way of preventing miss-swallowing!

This Swallowing Mechanism Model is a medical teaching equipment that was developed with the purpose of helping helpers learn the mechanism of swallowing and the proper method of preventing swallowing disorders (miss-swallowing) when giving assistance in eating.It should help prevent pneumonia caused by swallowing disorders which is often overlooked in caring for the elderly.

Mouth care:

  • The tongue is soft and able to pull out. Can have swallowing drills, study the tongue and muscles surrounding the mouth, and practice absorption.
  • Neck angle (head angle) can be bent about 15° forward and about 45° backward.
  • Can comprehend the relation between neck angle (head angle) and movement of windpipe / esophagus.


  • Study the mechanism of swallowing

  • Learn what causes miss-swallowing

  • Study proper posture when eating and its relation with bed angle

  • Study neck angle (head angle) and its relation with miss-swallowing

  • Practice emergency care when food gets stuck

  • Swallowing drills and practice in giving mouth care

  • Learn how to insert tube through nose, and the intermittent tube eating method

  • Study internal mouth absorbency

SKU M163
Brand Sakamoto
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