In one word, YES. The esophagus is
a simply a muscle. The esophagus though a simple muscle, is
involved with very complex actions brought about thru the central nervous system.
The influence of
other muscles within the neck, throat
abdomen, upper back, etc. is
clearly requires precis
e coordination to
The term " Globus Sensation" or " Globus His
tericus", (G.H.) describes the sensation of
something in the throat
or upper chest.