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Dr. Gupta Presents at SAG-AFTRA
Dr. Gupta assesses muscular strain during voiceover tasks in voice actor, Steve Blum.

Dr. Gupta Presents at SAG-AFTRA

The professional voice user population has always had a great work ethic, sometimes to their own detriment. Their “get it done” attitude often has meant pushing their voices to the…

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Voice Pain and Muscle Tension Dysphonia
Figure 1: Muscles of the neck and paralaryngeal muscles are often used to support the voice during periods of vocal fold injury, including laryngitis.

Voice Pain and Muscle Tension Dysphonia

Question: I am a trained singer and have never had a voice problem. However, ever since having a cold a few weeks ago, it hurts when I sing or speak.…

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Small Hemorrhages: So Now What?
Figure: Varices that lead to a large polyp due to repeated small hemorrhages that were not detected with a scope in the nose by a prior ENT.

Small Hemorrhages: So Now What?

In a prior article, we discussed how small undetected hemorrhages will eventually lead to a larger vocal injury. The overarching question here, though, is now what? How do we use…

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