Babies respond to music and singing with awe and wonder, and as soon as they begin trying out sounds themselves, they begin imitating what they hear with musical intonation. Children’s songs are full of life lessons, fun sounds and repeated phrases at higher pitches so their tiny vocal folds can match easily. Singing is joyful…but could we be teaching our children about vocal anatomy too early in their lives? Read More…
What Kittie Verdolini Abbott likes to call the “Scream Study” shows just that. She and her cohorts (including Ryan Branski and Clark Rosen) took a group of 9 folks and subjected them all to the same task to “tax” their vocal fold tissue (talking loudly for 1 hour, with a few small breaks in between). Then, they separated them into 3 groups.
How much voice rest is necessary after surgery to the vocal folds? When I had voice surgery 10 years ago, I was instructed to rest
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When a patient comes to you with complaints of hoarseness, the first thing you do is probably perform your evaluation. Check. You make sure the patient