The Balance and Hearing Center assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with hearing and inner ear related difficulties. A full range of services are provided to assess hearing sensitivity, auditory processing abilities, balance function and treat hearing loss with amplification. We offer a combination of healthcare services unique to the Knoxville area. With a specially trained Physical Therapist in the area of vestibular rehabilitation and experienced audiologists on the premises, we offer the only comprehensive testing center in Knoxville for the dizzy and/or imbalanced patient. Our Audiologists offer full audiological services including hearing aid consultation, sales, fitting, and follow-up. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of diagnoses and conditions including:
William D. Horton, II, MD serves as our medical consultant. Weekly team member meetings ensure excellent multi-disciplinary communication.
The Balance and Hearing Center is designed to evaluate and treat patients who suffer from dizziness (vertigo), unsteadiness, falls or motion intolerance. We have treated more than 5,000 patients with dizziness or imbalance since we opened in March of 2003.
Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy
Vestibular Rehabilitation is a specific type of physical therapy designed to address the unique problems of patients who suffer from vertigo, dizziness or a sense of imbalance. Our physical therapists have been specifically trained to diagnose and treat Vestibular disorders, as well as balance disorders.
Who Can Benefit From Vestibular Rehabilitation?
We perform audiology evaluations on patients of all ages, including the first and largest newborn hearing screening program in East Tennessee. To prepare for your child’s audiology evaluation, please read the Audiology Evaluation guide.
We dispense hearing aids to adult patients in need of amplification. Loss of hearing can lead to social isolation, depression and decrease in a person’s quality of life. Today’s hearing aids offer more potential benefit for patients than ever before and enable many patients to reconnect to the world around them. We offer a range of hearing aids to fit your listening needs: digital hearing aids, directional microphones and deluxe feedback management systems are available. We are happy to offer complete services to our patients with hearing Loss.