- Repetitive Strain injury to the vocal folds through harsh, tight
or forced voice production, resulting in little calluses/corns on the
vocal folds. There are usually a pair of nodules due to the rubbing
action of the vocal folds rather than their normal smooth vibration
- Excessive throat clearing or coughing.
- Vocal tract tension.
- Poor voice care.
- Hoarse voice.
- Increased force to project normal voice levels.
- Deeper pitch.
- Reduced pitch range.
- Inconsistent vocal durability.
- No pain.
- Professional voice users( people who need their voice for their job)
- Singers, actors, teachers, solicitors, barristers, recruitment
consultants, salesmen, people who use the telephone a lot during their
- Vocal nodules are also possible in children and are usually due to
excessive shouting such as at football practice, or a forceful speech
- Identification and removal of causative voice abuse habits.
- Relaxation of the vocal tract through increased voice care and specific stretches.
- A speech technique aimed at opening the back of the throat during
speech to reduce the tension building up which has contributed to the
nodules, such a technique will also aim to free the natural voice a
- Breathing work to relax the voice throat and individual.
- Posture advice is provided to reduce neck and shoulder tension which has a tightening effect on the voice.
- Tips on how to produce volume in a safe way without causing vocal damage.
Excellent, Nodules markedly reduce or disappear totally.