Tag: vocal cords

Quiet restaurants for quiet voices

• March 16, 2013 • Comments (2)

About 95% of the time, I can easily forget that I have a voice disability.   You’d never know I have a paralyzed vocal cord unless I told you.  Except if we’re in one of Toronto’s many loud, loud restaurants, with the hard surfaces, booming music, high ceilings, and everyone screaming to be heard over everyone [...]

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Stars come out for voice treatment

• March 13, 2013 • Comments (0)

It was time to bump up awareness for voice treatment in Canada.   We figured that singers, actors, and other voice pros would be very interested in keeping Canada’s busiest voice clinic going, and we were right.  We decided to ask a bunch of them to do a short video about their own experiences with voice [...]

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Category: Vocal cord paralysis, Voice problem, Voice treatment

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Cancer surgery

• February 28, 2013 • Comments (0)

June 14 2004, MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.   Dr. Diaz did the surgery, using a laser to cut me open from just below the right ear, looping down above my collarbone and finishing on the left side of my neck.   All in all about 24 inches of scar, although it doesn’t look too bad [...]

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Overview of the vocal cords

• February 25, 2013 • Comments (0)

Simple, clear drawing of the vocal cords, from Massachusetts General Hospital’s voice clinic.  They’ve treated Adele, Steven Tyler, and Lionel Ritchie, among others.

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Category: Vocal cord paralysis

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