The Use of FEES and Videostroboscopy For Evaluating and Treating Voice and Swallowing Disorders
April 23, 2016•14 min
Our voice is central to how we communicate with the world, and a voice problem can be very limited and stressful. It can also impact our ability to complete daily activities. Symptoms of common voice disorders may range from hoarseness or a chronic dry, scratchy throat, a pitch/tone that is not pleasing or uncomfortable, limited ability to speak clearly, or periods of voice loss.Videostroboscopy is a simple, non-invasive procedure that helps to evaluate and diagnose voice-related disorders and concerns.The speech language pathologists at Hendricks Regional health can use this specialized test to better understand why you may be having vocal issues.David Cravotta, MS, is here to discuss Vdeostroboscopy and the treatment of voice disorders.