How your ENT specialists in Port St. Lucie, Fort Pierce, and Okeechobee, FL, can help if you have a voice disorder.
If you have been told you have a voice disorder, it can be a frightening experience, and you need to know the facts. Your ear, nose, and throat specialist is an expert at treating voice disorders and other ENT conditions.
The ear, nose, and throat specialists at South Coast Ear, Nose & Throat provide comprehensive ENT services, including treatment for voice disorders. They have three convenient office locations in Port St. Lucie, Fort Pierce, and Okeechobee, FL, to help you.
These are just a few frequently asked questions and answers about voice disorders:
According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association or ASHA, a voice disorder, also known as dysphonia, is a condition during which the pitch, loudness, and quality of voice is not correct for a person’s characteristics, related to gender, age, cultural background and other factors.
There are many factors that can cause a voice disorder, including:
Dysphonia has a wide variety of signs and symptoms, including:
The goal of treatment for a voice disorder is to gain improved voice production through better coordination of respiration and laryngeal function. This can be accomplished with several different approaches, including:
To find out more about the signs, symptoms, and treatment of voice disorders, call the ear, nose, and throat specialists at South Coast Ear, Nose & Throat. You can reach them in Port St. Lucie, FL, at (772) 398-9911, Fort Pierce, at (772) 464-6055, and in Okeechobee, FL, at (863) 357-7791, so call now.