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    Understanding Balance
    Disorders and the Role
    of Auditory Therapy

    Balance disorders are prevalent among adults, causing discomfort and a significant impact on daily life. These disorders arise from issues within the vestibular system—a complex system comprising the inner ear, vestibular nerve, brain stem, and cerebellum.

    This system is crucial for managing perception, coordination, motor control, and balance. When the vestibular system malfunctions, it leads to unequal impulses received by the brain, resulting in a sense of imbalance.

    The Benefits of
    Auditory Therapy

    Auditory Therapy, also known as Sound Therapy, is a revolutionary approach used at Broadview Spine & Health Centre to address these balance issues. By targeting the mechanisms in the inner ear, Auditory Therapy can restore the vestibular system’s proper function, helping patients regain a sense of balance and coordination. Combined with visual therapies, Auditory Therapy can be an effective tool in overcoming the discomfort and limitations caused by vestibular disorders.

    How Auditory
    Therapy Works

    Auditory Therapy works by influencing the inner ear’s mechanisms, specifically the cochlea and vestibule. These structures send signals to the brain that help maintain our spatial awareness and balance. When these signals are disrupted, it can lead to balance disorders. Through targeted auditory stimuli, we can help recalibrate these signals, aiding in the restoration of balance and reducing symptoms of dizziness and vertigo.

    Common Balance
    Issues Addressed
    by Auditory Therapy

    Auditory Therapy can treat a wide range of balance disorders, including:

    Vertigo is the sensation that you or your surroundings are moving and spinning. Vertigo ranges from barely noticeable to severe and overwhelming. Vertigo attacks can also last for several seconds to much longer, even several days.

    Ear dizziness is a form of dizziness caused by issues in the inner ear.

    Central vertigo is a condition where an individual experiences hallucinations of motion of their surroundings or a sensation of spinning while remaining still.

    Dizziness can be a sign of problems with your blood circulation. Insufficient circulation can lead to lightheadedness and dizziness.

    Hemorrhages or small strokes can cause varying degrees of dizziness in individuals.

    If you are experiencing balance issues related to conditions listed above, contact us today.

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    Ideal Candidates for
    Auditory Therapy

    Individuals suffering from balance disorders, vertigo, dizziness, or any other conditions related to vestibular system irregularities may benefit significantly from Auditory Therapy. If you’re experiencing these symptoms, our team of experienced balance experts can diagnose your condition and create a customized treatment plan.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Your brain’s balance system is connected to the inner ear where it receives impulses to detect whether or not you are balanced in your surroundings. If your ears are not functioning properly, your brain will detect a sense of being off-balance since it is reading the impulses as not being equal.

    To learn more about auditory therapy, contact Broadview today at 613-728-2929 or book an appointment with us online.

    Auditory Therapy has been proven to assist with several forms of dizziness that a patient may be experiencing including:

    • Vertigo
    • Central dizziness
    • Ear dizziness
    • Circulation changes
    • Hemorrhage

    To learn more about Auditory Therapy, contact Broadview today at 613-728-2929 or book an appointment with us online.

    Approximately 20% of all concussions result in persistent problems that can interfere with return to regular everyday activities. Without adequate recovery and treatment, some prolonged hearing and balance symptoms that can result from a concussion include:

    • Difficulty focusing during conversations with background noise
    • Trouble hearing conversations in a quiet setting
    • Tinnitus (ringing or buzzing in the ears)
    • Hyperacusis (increased sensitivity to regular sounds)
    • Misophonia (sever sensitivity to select sounds)
    • Dizziness, Nausea, and Vertigo

    To learn more about how our Auditory Therapy can help you recover from your concussion, contact us today to book a consultation!

    Our process for auditory therapy at Broadview is proven to help restore a sense of balance for our patients. We use a form of sound therapy that affects the part of the ear that delivers information to the brain by influencing the mechanisms in the inner ear. The process is simple and pain-free.

    To learn more about our process and whether or not auditory therapy is right for you, contact us today at (613) 728-2929 or book an appointment with us online.

    Auditory therapy is a form of rehabilitation that aims to recover the balance system of a patient who has suffered from a concussion. Auditory therapy uses sound therapy to send influence the mechanisms of the outer ear that are used to send information to the brain that determines whether or not your surroundings are balanced.

    Ready to Restore Your Balance?
    Take Action Now!

    Are you tired of feeling off-balance and letting dizziness dictate your day? It’s time to take back
    control. Broadview Spine & Health Centre’s Auditory Therapy offers a promising solution to help
    you reclaim your stability and enjoy life to its fullest. Schedule your appointment with Broadview
    Spine & Health Centre now and feel the difference Auditory Therapy can make.