Hearing & Balance Disorders

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Hearing Disorders

Hearing Loss – An Overview
Living with Hearing Loss
· Signs of hearing loss
· The importance of getting a hearing evaluation
· Addressing hearing loss matters
· Hearing aids
· Cochlear implants
· Other assistive listening devices
· Protecting your hearing
Common Ear and Hearing Issues
· Noise-induced hearing loss
· Age-related hearing loss (presbycusis)
· Sudden hearing loss
· Earwax

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Balance Disorders

Balance Disorders: Overview
Common Balance Disorders
· Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
· Meniere’s disease
· Labyrinthitis
· Vestibular neuronitis
· Autoimmune inner ear disease (AIED)
· Perilymph fistula
· Mal de debarquement
· Vestibular migraine
· Cervical vertigo
· Post-traumatic vertigo
· Ear barotrauma
· Acoustic neuroma
· Cholesteatoma
Meniere’s Disease
Vestibular & Balance Rehabilitation Therapy

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Elmhurst, IL - Illinois 60126

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