Diagnostic Methods

The DEUTSCHE STIMMKLINIK has all diagnostic devices, tools, and instrumentation that are needed to comprehensively assess, examine and test human voice function for speech, singing, and artistic voice use. Another advantage is the possibility of examining patients and clients in an ambulatory multidisciplinary setting - in one day. After thorough diagnosis an individualized counsultation, therapy or rehabilitation program will be offered.
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  • Logopedic diagnosis of breathing, speech and voice technique
    Logopedic comprehensive assessment of breathing patterns, phonatory abilities, resonance strategies, postural habits and psychological conditions …
  • Laryngeal-Electromyography (EMG, Larynx-EMG, LEMG)
    Detailed laryngeal and paralaryngeal muscle activity can be measured directly with the use of finest electrodes …
  • Assessment of breathing
    Breathing pattern assessment, measurement of maximum phonation time (MPT), pneumotachographic lung volume examination are important parameters …
  • Endoscopic swallowing assessment
    Voicing and swallowing rely on a good muscular function of the hypopharynx and larynx. With flexible endoscopes a functional endoscopic examination of swallowing (FEES) can be performed …
  • Transnasal esophagoscopy (TNE)
    After a laryngeal videoendoscopic examination, a thin flexible endoscope is passed into the upper esophagus …
  • Repetitive strain injury (RSI) and muscle tension dysphonia (MTD)
    Very many voice disorders are associated with muscular imbalance, tension, strain, and injury …
  • Globus pharyngis and osteopathy
    Globus has many possbile reasons. When non-laryngeal reasons are ruled out (reflux, sinusitis, allergies etc.) and no specific cause can be found …
  • Cancer screening and follow-up
    With our high definition videoendoscopes, screening of healthy people as well as follow-up of patients …
  • Other diagnostic procedures
    Second opinion. Expert opinion for insurance companies and other third party institution …