Christina Kang

How many times per day do most dysphagia therapists hear, “I don’t have a swallowing problem, there’s just some phlegm in my throat” or, “Food just gets stuck in my throat”? These complaints might usually lead us to think about GERD, but what if there is more going on?

We have all heard of muscle tension dysphonia, and today Christina Kang leads us into the world of muscle tension dysphagia. Christina shares how we can impact quality of life in a population where swallow function might appear totally normal until you take a closer look.

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