Adenoids

Adenoids are small glands in the throat at the back of the nose. They are there to fight germs in younger children. We believe that after the age of about three years, the adenoids are no longer needed.

Hoarse Voice

Hoarseness is a general term that describes abnormal voice changes. When hoarse, the voice may sound breathy, raspy, strained, or there may be changes in volume (loudness) or pitch (how high or low the voice is).

Professional Voice Care

The high vocal requirements of the professional voice user can develop into voice disorders that require specialist equipment for diagnosis. If no intrinsic pathology is found in the vocal cords, the treatment will be based on improving vocal technique. This will require a multidisciplinary approach and to this end we work with speech therapists, voice…

Tonsils

Tonsils are small glands in the throat, one on each side. They are there to fight germs when you are a young child. After the age of about three years, the tonsils become less important in fighting germs and usually shrink. Your body can still fight germs without them.

Your throat is a tube that carries air to your windpipe and larynx and food to your esophagus. The technical name for throat is pharynx.