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Bath hearing therapists develop support tool to minimise impact of Tinnitus.
Virgin Care’s hearing therapy team in Bath and North East Somerset have been a crucial part of creating a new support tool for people with Tinnitus, which is helping make thousands of lives better.
Tinnitus occurs when people start to hear noises within the head that previously were inaudible.
It is a very commonly experienced condition with 1 in 10 people affected. Experts from Aston University, the British Tinnitus Association, and Bath’s local hearing therapy team have developed support and techniques which can minimise the impact the condition has on peoples’ lives.
Many people can suffer with tinnitus for years without realising there are services available to them.
However, even when they are referred there are a number of different approaches, and as it can be an overwhelming condition, it can be hard to know which approach might work best for you.
The new decision aid tool, which is now being used across the county, is designed to help people identify the right treatment for them.
Read more here.