Articles about Medical Conditions

Trigger (Un)Happy
Bass World (2015) Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 45

 

Musicians and Dystonia: Is Sleep Part of the Problem?
Medical Problems of Performing Artists (2015) Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 117

We would like to congratulate Lee and Altenmuller for their recent study showing important findings about the characterization of a task-specific dystonia in a young professional percussionist. The authors presented in an elegant way the EMG investigation and treatment approach ...

Postviral Vagal Neuropathy: What Is the Role of Laryngeal Electromyography in Improving Diagnostic Accuracy?
Journal of Voice (2015) Vol. 29, No. 5, pp. 595-599

The objective was to investigate the convenience of laryngeal electromyography (EMG) findings in patients with chronic cough thought to be postviral vagal neuropathy (PVVN) with the clinical symptoms. Cranial nerves might be affected by inflammatory processes as occur in the ...