Monthly Archives: August 2013

Traumatic Brain Injury: How a Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help

The rough and tumble play of childhood is a part of growing up; unfortunately, occasional serious injuries can be an unintended consequence of childhood roughhousing. Last week we discussed how recent evidence has suggested that even a minor traumatic brain … Continue reading

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Traumatic Brain Injury: A Cause of Alzheimer’s?

Bumps and bruises are a normal part of childhood. However, head injuries in childhood that may seem minor can have long-lasting consequences. A recent article written by the Alzheimer’s Association discussed research linking moderate and severe traumatic brain injury to … Continue reading

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Speech-Language Therapy for a Healthier Voice

Just like any other part of your body, your vocal cords can become injured. Last week, we discussed two common vocal cord injuries that result from vocal misuse: nodules and polyps. Although these conditions are diagnosed by a medical doctor, … Continue reading

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Voice Therapy: How a Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help You Sound Your Best

Over the past two weeks we’ve talked about minor issues that can affect the voice, like acid reflux and advanced age. However, just like any other body part, the vocal cords can also sustain more significant injury. Two common issues … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Voice Young

Wrinkles, greying hair, continually forgetting just where you left those car keys: just a few of the gifts Father Time likes to pass out as we wrack up our birthdays. While many people are preoccupied with looking young, increasingly people … Continue reading

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