Workshop II: Manual Therapy Techniques for Muscle Tension Dysphonia/Dysphagia

Phoenix, AZ US
April 12, 2018

    This didactic lecture combined with hands-on workshop and discussion will introduce evidence based approaches in treatment of muscle tension dysphonia and muscle tension dysphagia. Some of the approaches covered are paralaryngeal assessment, manual laryngeal therapy and manual circumlaryngeal massage, and the conjunctive use of semi-occluded vocal tract exercises.



    Learning Objectives

    Following attendance at this workshop, participants should be able to:

    • Identify paralaryngeal muscles affecting vocal function
    • Perform basic circumlaryngeal massage
    • Use tactile awareness with paralaryngeal landmarks for digital manipulation
    • Explain basic therapy techniques for alleviation of muscle tension dysphonia

    Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 4.00 AOA
    • 4.00 Attendance
    Event starts: 
    04/12/2018 - 7:30am
    Event ends: 
    04/12/2018 - 12:15pm
    Mayo Clinic Education Center
    5777 East Mayo Boulevard
    Phoenix, AZ 85054
    United States

    Accreditation Statement:

    In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


    Credit Statement(s):

    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Other Health Care Professionals
    A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

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    Available Credit

    • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 4.00 AOA
    • 4.00 Attendance


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