Throat and Voice Care
State-of-the-art care for vocal health
Voice or swallowing difficulties can interfere with speaking, eating and
drinking, and can greatly affect your ability to function. The symptoms
can also be an indication of underlying disease, so ENT doctors consult
with specialists in gastroenterology, internal medicine, neurology and
other disciplines to provide multidisciplinary care. Riverview Regional
Medical Center provides a full range of diagnostic and treatment services
for voice and swallowing disorders, including advanced care for singers,
actors and others who rely on their voice for their livelihood.
Ear, nose and throat doctors utilize advanced imaging technology and voice-specific
assessments to diagnose problems and develop an effective treatment plan.
They also work closely with speech therapists, psychologists and other
clinicians to address the behavioral and emotional aspects of these conditions.
Our multidisciplinary team provides patient-centered care for disorders such as:
- Chronic cough and throat pain
- Hoarseness, laryngitis, or conditions that affect the vocal folds or cords
- Laryngopharyngeal and gastroesophageal reflux
- Sleep-related disorders, such as chronic snoring and sleep apnea
- Swallowing difficulties (dysphagia)
- Temporomandibular joint dysfunction
- Tonsil and adenoid infections
Riverview Regional Medical Center offers a range of treatment options,
including the latest surgical techniques, medications and other therapeutic
services, including voice and speech therapy delivered by speech pathologists.
Speech or voice therapy can help facilitate healing after treatment, and
can be used as a primary treatment for correcting some speech-related