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Evaluation and Treatment for PVFM in Athletes

presented by Mary J. Sandage, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

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Financial: Mary Sandage receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.


Non-Financial: Mary Sandage has no competing non-financial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.

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Athletes presenting with symptoms of paradoxical vocal fold motion require special consideration for both assessment and treatment. Breathing requirements differ between sport-type, making it important that assessment inquiry take this into consideration. Treatment differs in substantial ways for athletes.

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Mary J. Sandage, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Mary J. Sandage, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Disorders at Auburn University. She earned her M.S. degree in speech language pathology from the University of Iowa and her Ph.D. in Exercise Science at Auburn University. She has been a clinician for over 24 years, specializing in the assessment and…

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1. Special Considerations for Assessment of Athletes with PVFM

This chapter will describe the unique aspects of assessing and treating athletes with PVFM with a particular focus on swimmers.

2. Special Considerations for Treatment of Athletes with PVFM

This chapter will describe the unique aspects of treating athletes with PVFM with a particular focus on swimmers and other sport-specific accommodations.

3. Question and Answer

In this Question and Answer session, a fellow speech language pathologist asks Dr. Sandage questions about the previous two chapters. Topics discussed include: suggestions to mitigate possible allergen exposure within athletic environments, and how athletes can practice recovery techniques in their sport.

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