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Volume 11

Striking the Right Balance: An Update from the Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) Vestibular Committee

In this edition of “Striking the Right Balance,” Michael Vekasi, AuD, R.Aud, Aud(C), FAAA provides an update on the work that the Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) vestibular committee is doing. 

Volume 8

Striking the Right Balance

Striking the Right Balance, Janine Verge, AuD, Michael Vekasi, AuD, Sue Ehler, Shannon Phillips, Ben Kuai, and Josh Creppin, MSc, write about the use of fall risk screening tools in an Audiology practice, paying tribute to November being Fall Prevention month!

Creative Audiology Problem Solving

In the early days of hearing science, audiologists and hearing scientists would develop solutions to problems by applying scientific knowledge and using a trial-and-error approach. Today, we focus on evidence-based practice, however, there are situations that may require creative thinking and problem-solving. Cory Portnuff shares three stories illustrating the benefits of thinking “outside of the box” for our patients.

Volume 6

Striking the Right Balance – Hearing and Balance: What is the Evidence?

In this edition of “Striking the Right Balance,” Maxime Maheu and his colleagues at the University of Montreal and the Montreal Geriatric University Institute summarize the current knowledge and offer important insight on the role of hearing in postural control.

Volume 4

Striking the Right Balance

In this edition of “Striking the Right Balance,” Andrea Kuntz and Kegan Stephan, Audiology students at the School of Human Communication Disorders at Dalhousie University interview both Ruth Duggan, an occupational therapist and an occupational therapy student at Dalhousie University, Nisha Sandu, about exploring an inter-professional approach to fall prevention between occupational therapists and audiologists.

Volume 3

Striking the Right Balance

Lisa Koch, AuD,  discusses what she feels is the general scope of practice audiologists should consider when including vestibular rehabilitation in their practice.

Vestibular Assessment and Rehabilitation for Symptoms Following Concussion

In this edition of “Striking the Right Balance,” Patrick Thompson, physiotherapist 
with LifeMark Health at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, discusses his clinical
experience with vestibular assessment and rehabilitation for symptoms following a concussion.

Volume 2

Finding a Balanced Chi

Have you been thinking that you would like to offer something for your patients with balance disorders but are not quite sure what to do? Have you considered Tai Chi?

Volume 1

Using Computerized Dynamic Posturography in the Medical/legal Setting: How We Do It

Art Mallinson writes about using computerized dynamic posturography in the medical/legal setting.

Vestibular Activity – The Agony and the Ecstasy

Wayne Staab explores the agony and ecstasy of vestibular activity.