Adelaide & Online
We provide voice assessment and therapy services to adults and children aged 5 and above for a full range of voice disorders.
Your speech pathologist will work closely with you, your medical professionals, your workplace and/or your singing teacher to develop a plan for your vocal recovery.
Our speech pathologists are skilled in the medical model of voice management. We have extensive knowledge of causes of dysphonia (voice disorders) and the skills and experience to treat a range of voice conditions.
Voice problems can happen to anyone at any age.
Some professions rely very heavily on voice use including:
Dysphonia is a change to the sound of your voice or the ability to use your voice in its usual way. You may be experiencing some of the following changes to your voice:
- A breathy, rough or strained voice
- Pitch is too high or too low
- Voice tiring easily
- Throat tension or discomfort
- Complete voice loss or voice cutting in and out
- Vocal tremor
- Difficulty projecting or a loss of volume
- Pitch instability
- Singing voice limited by reduced vocal range, difficulty singing in the upper register, reduced stamina or a change in usual voice quality
- Pre and post operative care for vocal cord surgery
- Muscle tension dysphonia
- Presbyphonia (aging voice)
- Vocal cord paralysis/paresis
- Vocal cord haemorrhage
- Vocal cord nodules, polyps, and cysts
- Neurological voice disorders – e.g. Parkinson’s disease, Spasmodic dysphonia
- Complex functional neurological disorders
- Laryngeal cancer
- Burn and inhalation injuries – including airway reconstruction and tracheostomy management if required
- Management and therapy of vocal injuries through Workcover
In most cases, we recommend that you are assessed by an Ear, Nose and Throat specialist, Neurologist or Respiratory Specialist depending on the condition, prior to your initial consultation with us. This ensures that we are able to provide accurate and targeted treatment. We are happy to discuss this with you if you need further guidance.