Voice Therapy as Primary Treatment of Vocal Fold Pathology.


The Blaine Block Institute for Voice Analysis and Rehabilitation, 1222 South Patterson Boulevard, Dayton, OH 45402, USA; The Professional Voice Center of Greater Cincinnati, 2123 Auburn Avenue, Suite 315, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA; University of Cincinnati, CCM/TAPAA, Musical Theater, PO Box 210003, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0003, USA. Electronic address: [Email]


Voice therapy may offer a valuable and viable option for the treatment of vocal fold pathology. This article provides an overview of the history of voice therapy within the context of treatment of laryngeal disorders, types of voice therapy, efficacy and outcome data to support the use of voice therapy, and clinical considerations and caveats.


Dysphonia,Efficacy,Treatment,Vocal fold pathology,Voice therapy,