Episode 68

Keys to Treating Muscle Tension Dysphonia (MTD)


June 26th, 2023

1 hr 7 mins 19 secs

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About this Episode

Guest: Christina Liem, M.M., M.S., CCC-SLP - In this one-hour conversational audio course podcast, Christina draws on her experience as an opera singer and speech-language pathologist to explore muscle tension dysphonia (MTD). She defines MTD and the possible etiologies of this diagnosis. Discussion of weaknesses in the voice system and considerations for those with MTD provides the foundation for a whole-person care approach. Christina offers possible voice treatments/tools that target areas of weakness in the voice system that may contribute to MTD.