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“Referees and coaches blowing whistles….and Tinnitus”    Dr. Richard Reikowski, Au.D    Family Hearing and Balance Center

“Referees and coaches blowing whistles….and Tinnitus” Dr. Richard Reikowski, Au.D Family Hearing and Balance Center

Hockey, soccer, volleyball, basketball, football, baseball, and many other sports involve coaches and referees that use whistles. How many other professions use whistles.....police ...

What Dirt Can Teach Us

What Dirt Can Teach Us

When I was young, one of my favorite things to do outside was play in the dirt and sand with my trucks and front-loaders. It was all about the imagination and creativity. With dete ...

The “unsung heroes” of hearing loss…..By Dr. Richard Reikowski, Au.D   Family Hearing and Balance Center

The “unsung heroes” of hearing loss…..By Dr. Richard Reikowski, Au.D Family Hearing and Balance Center

Many thoughts come to mind, as I drive to work early in the morning. I tend to get to the office by 6:30AM to put the first pot of coffee on for our staff and our patients. I love ...

“Do you see the smile on my face”…..   By Dr. Richard Reikowski Au.D   Family Hearing and Balance Center

“Do you see the smile on my face”….. By Dr. Richard Reikowski Au.D Family Hearing and Balance Center

The other day I had a very special encounter with a long-time patient, who was accompanied by his wife, for his first check up of his new digital Resound Verso hearing devices. As ...

Eyeglasses for those in need……Dr. Richard Reikowski, Au.D    Family Hearing and Balance Center

Eyeglasses for those in need……Dr. Richard Reikowski, Au.D Family Hearing and Balance Center

It's ever humbling to receive used eyeglasses from  patients and their families. People are so giving, kind, and generous in offering their eyeglasses, that are no longer worn, for ...

My son asked…”Mom, what does an Audiologist do?”           Kristie Dannemiller Smith, M.A., CCC/A  Cardinal Hearing Centers

My son asked…”Mom, what does an Audiologist do?” Kristie Dannemiller Smith, M.A., CCC/A Cardinal Hearing Centers

The other day, my son asked me,"Mom, what exactly does an audiologist do? My teacher asked me at school and I know that you work with hearing aids and do hearing tests, but what al ...

Dizzy….to be, or not to be?     By Dr. Amy Welman, Au.D      Family Hearing and Balance Center

Dizzy….to be, or not to be? By Dr. Amy Welman, Au.D Family Hearing and Balance Center

Dizzy....to be, or not to be? Unknown to many people, our "equilibrium" or the "balance system" is mostly controlled by the inner ear vestibular system, which allows our brains to ...

The “unsung heroes” of hearing loss…..By Dr. Richard Reikowski, Au.D Family Hearing and Balance Center

Many thoughts come to mind, as I drive to work early in the morning. I tend to get to the office by 6:30AM to put the first pot of coffee on for our staff and our patients. I love early mornings for the time to think, plan, and discuss things with our Practice Administrator, Dale Hansen. This time of the morn more ...

March 10, 2015 (9) comments

“Referees and coaches blowing whistles….and Tinnitus” Dr. Richard Reikowski, Au.D Family Hearing and Balance Center

Hockey, soccer, volleyball, basketball, football, baseball, and many other sports involve coaches and referees that use whistles. How many other professions use whistles.....police, traffic control, etc? I am finding patients that are in full time, part time, recreational, and general sporting areas, that use more ...

April 02, 2015 (5) comments

What Dirt Can Teach Us

When I was young, one of my favorite things to do outside was play in the dirt and sand with my trucks and front-loaders. It was all about the imagination and creativity. With determination, we would make roads and tunnels under the summer sun until it went down, and then we would have to go in and take a bat more ...

March 17, 2015 (9) comments

“Referees and coaches blowing whistles….and Tinnitus” Dr. Richard Reikowski, Au.D Family Hearing and Balance Center

Hockey, soccer, volleyball, basketball, football, baseball, and many other sports involve coaches and referees that use whistles. How many other professions use whistles.....police, traffic control, etc? I am finding patients that are in full time, part time, recreational, and general sporting areas, that use more ...

April 02, 2015 (5) comments

“Do you see the smile on my face”….. By Dr. Richard Reikowski Au.D Family Hearing and Balance Center

The other day I had a very special encounter with a long-time patient, who was accompanied by his wife, for his first check up of his new digital Resound Verso hearing devices. As we chatted, I asked how are things?His wife immediately said, with the biggest smile, "Do you see the smile on my face"! She smile more ...

February 26, 2015 (10) comments
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