Deborah Aloba - Singing Teacher

Deborah Aloba - Singing Teacher

Information on Voice Care

The articles contained in this page are designed for adult performers to provide awareness of how singers can develop problems with the voice and  and what treatments can be obtained

Vocal Nodules – Treatment Today

Posted by on Sep 15, 2010 in Nodules, Voice Care | 0 comments

Vocal Nodules – Treatment Today

In most cases vocal nodules are treated successfully. Vocal nodules may resolve with rest alone in their acute stage, but if the trauma occurs repeatedly, then treatment will be required. Voice therapy is usually the treatment of first choice. Voice therapy involves vocal exercises that are designed to restore efficient vocal function so that the nodules resolve. These exercises are specifically targeted to deal with the problems identified for...

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When is a Nodule not a Nodule?

Posted by on Sep 15, 2010 in Nodules, Voice Care | 0 comments

When is a Nodule not a Nodule?

Occasionally the vocal folds develop “nodular” swelling as a result of other conditions, such as vocal fold cysts or scars. These conditions do involve tethering of the epithelial vocal fold cover and do not resolve completely with conservative treatment such as rest and voice therapy. They will require more complex surgery to resolve them. They need careful assessment in a voice clinic to differentiate them from simple vocal...

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Help is at Hand

Posted by on Sep 15, 2010 in Nodules, Voice Care | 0 comments

If you have symptoms that suggest you may have vocal nodules:   Seek a medical opinion from a Laryngologist experienced with voice problems. The best solution is to ask your GP for a referral to a multidisciplinary voice clinic. A list of UK voice clinics is available to download here Whenever possible rest your voice and avoid speaking against noise, shouting or coughing violently. Inhale steam to soothe irritated and swollen vocal folds...

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