Workplaces can be noisy and detrimental to one's hearing health. That's why OSHA requires workers to have their hearing tested annually. One test that is most common is a basic audiometric screening. In order to perform a screening, you need an audiometer. What is an audiometer, you ask? We're here to explain!
Employers and Employees alike are well aware that noisy work environments can have a negative affect on the hearing health of employees and the overall safety of a workplace. You may be surprised to learn then that a noisy work environment can also cause high blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Recently, Bertec equipment was featured on the national television program PBS NewsHour. The segment was focused on how sensors and rewiring nerves could help prosthetics feel and function like real limbs. For this story, the PBS NewsHour team spent time at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center and observed how their talented team is working with veteran amputees to help them feel sensation in their prosthetic limbs.
We are exhibiting at the New York Physical Therapy Association virtual conference this month! Because we are participating in the show, we decided to create a new video highlighting our vestibular and balance assessment equipment offerings.
As a leader in balance assessment and rehab technology, Bertec has a strong expertise on concussion diagnosis and treatment. On October 27, join them as they discuss the advantages of a multi-disciplinary approach to concussion management.
Video head impulse testing (vHIT) is an important technique that essentially helps diagnose reduction in vestibular function in one ear against the other. Using lightweight video goggles to record eye velocity, vHIT allows healthcare professionals to quickly and objectively measure the vestibular ocular reflex (VOR) in response to common head movements people experience on a daily basis.
Did you know Oticon will give you a 24-month, interest-free loan for new audiology equipment? They also offer you the ability to completely pay off new audiometric devices through purchase of their hearing aids!
Recently, Chesapeake Occupational Health Solutions (COHS) joined forces with e3 Diagnostics. This merger was made with the intent to provide a more diverse customer service experience, allowing customers to benefit from access to a larger product line and the expanded knowledge base of a newly combined team of experts.
Interested in expanding your knowledge of the vestibular system and learning more about how the body keeps itself balanced during activity? We have the perfect educational opportunity for you!
Hearing and balance assessment equipment is a large investment, so you want to make sure you take care of it and get as many years out of it as possible. You also want to ensure it’s properly disinfected for each patient.