The treatment of muscle tension dysphonia: a comparison of two treatment techniques by means of an objective multiparameter approach.

The purpose of the present study is to measure the effectiveness of two treatment techniques--vocalization with abdominal breath support and manual circumlaryngeal therapy (MCT)--in patients with muscle tension dysphonia (MTD). The vocal quality before and after the two treatment techniques was measured by means of the dysphonia severity index (DSI), which… CONTINUE READING