• Muscle Tension Dysphonia

    One of the most common voice disorders we treat in speech therapy is muscle tension dysphonia (MTD). The term dysphonia means there is something wrong with the voice. However, muscle tension dysphonia can also refer to a voice that sounds normal, but causes pain,…

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  • 5 Ways To Improve Your Voice

    What’s the secret of all great communicators? It’s all in the delivery. Here’s how to enhance, tone, and take care of your speaking voice. 1. Slow Down One of the most important things you can do to improve the clarity of your message is to slow down. People…

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  • The Connection Between Lupus and Voice Disorders

    May is Lupus Awareness Month: Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissue. This results in symptoms such as inflammation, swelling, and damage to joints, skin, kidneys, blood,…

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  • Diaphragmatic Breathing & Your Voice

    Breathing plays in integral part in our everyday living, as it is how we sustain life. Breathing properly through use of diaphragmatic breathing (belly breathing) allows the body to complete specific tasks more efficiently such as speaking, swallowing and digestion….

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