A tinnitus assessment will take 90 minutes, your clinician will start by asking you questions about your medical and hearing history, which is commonly known as case history. Sample questions are as follows:
Next, your clinician will conduct a test or series of test to assess, such as:
Finally, the clinician will discuss your assessment results with you and also help you to understand why tinnitus became a problem and how it can be treated. If your clinician detects any sign of an underlying medical condition, they will prepare a hearing test report explaining the results to your GP for further clinical assessments.
Tinnitus can be treated with a neurophysiological mode, which as Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT), this model is involves:
Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT) is a process of retraining the subconscious parts of the brain to ignore the sound of tinnitus. The ultimate goal of retraining therapy is to achieve a state in which you are not aware of your tinnitus.
If you have hearing loss, there is a good chance that a pair of hearing aids will benefit your tinnitus and help you hear again. Contact Western Hearing Services to book a Complimentary* hearing check-up to determine if you will be benefit from using hearing aids.
Phone freecall 1800 781 653 or request a tinnitus assessment