When words fail, a highly specialized center helps patients find their voices
The Voice Center for Medicine and the Arts is known for novel treatments for such disorders as vocal-cord paralysis, airway stenosis and the SD surgery that Laurence underwent. In-office laser therapy, digital-video endoscopes and minimally invasive ...
Medical Xpress - Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:33

'80s Rocker Tom Keifer Praises Nashville: 'This Is the Place to Be'
After battling numerous vocal problems, stemming from paralysis of his left vocal cords, he released his own solo record, 'The Way Life Goes,' which was written and recorded in Nashville, in 2013. The album was a project he worked on for almost 10 years.
The Boot - Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:03

Nerve Monitors May Worsen Thyroidectomy Outcomes
SAN FRANCISCO — Using intraoperative nerve monitors for thyroidectomies can increase the risk for vocal cord paralysis — the opposite of their intended effect, a new study shows. "We were very surprised to see this," said Thomas Chung, MD, a research ...
Medscape - Mon, 17 Nov 2014 05:30

WELLNESS: Therapeutic programs at area YMCAs bolster mind and body
“It's been wonderful,” he said about exercising arms and legs, vocal cords and speech, which also are affected by the disease. “Everybody has such a ... Then she sees other stroke victims who are paralyzed, with little hope of improvement. “I ...
The Free Lance-Star - Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:33

New trend in china: voice change surgeries
Medical indications for the pitch-altering surgeries are: desire to change the height vote (key) to get a more appealing voice, the husky voice, paralysis of vocal cords and polyps. Others include singing injuries in the vocal cords, traumas of cords ...
Beta Wired - Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:22

Cinderella's Tom Keifer Relocates to Nashville to Find a Rootsy, New Voice
Nashville afforded him that, and after years of writing, a guest spot on an album by friend Andy Griggs and a much-documented battle with vocal cord paralysis, Keifer resurfaced with The Way Life Goes. A collection of 14 blues howlers, Stones-y rock ...
RollingStone.com - Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:17

Reclaiming My Voice
The nerve to my vocal cord was severed when the surgeon removed an infected lymph node that had grown around my vocal cord. It left me with vocal cord paralysis on the right side, limited lung capacity, and no voice. This was definitely not the 1 ...
Huffington Post - Thu, 06 Nov 2014 19:55

Ear, nose and throat doctor can help those with hoarseness
A breathy voice may occur after thyroid, carotid, or other neck surgery, and it may occur after a viral infection that may impact the nerve that controls the vocal cords. Treatment for a vocal cord palsy or paralysis can include voice therapy to ...
East Brunswick Sentinel - Tue, 04 Nov 2014 15:37

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