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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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What is Vocal Cord Paralysis?
Figure: Videostroboscopy image demonstrating left vocal cord paralysis.

What is Vocal Cord Paralysis?

Vocal cord paralysis (VCP), also known as vocal fold paralysis, refers to vocal cord immobility due to dysfunction of the vocal nerves. The vocal cords are V-shaped structures located inside…

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