Acoustic Neuroma (Vestibular Schwannoma)

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Acoustic Neuroma in Jackson New Jersey

Receiving a diagnosis of acoustic neuroma (also called vestibular schwannoma) can leave you with a lot of fears and questions. 

Whether looking for rehabilitative solutions after your surgery, or looking for symptom management while in the "wait and see" period. We are here to help facilitate your vestibular journey anywhere along the way!

Acoustic Neuroma/Vestibular Schwannoma is a benign non-life threatening tumor on cranial nerve VIII (vestibulocochlear) and IX (glossopharyngeal). 

Symptoms

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  • Possible episodes of vertigo

  • Imbalance

  • Fatigue

  • Headache

  • Nausea

  • Hearing loss (in one ear)

  • Tinnitus (ringing in the ear)

How We Treat It

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When you initially receive a diagnosis of vestibular schwannoma, you might be dealing with questions and symptoms. We are here to help facilitate your care and help teach and train you compensatory and management strategies to help dealing with symptoms.

If you are a surgical candidate, starting vestibular therapy immediately after your surgery will have best benefits for minimizing long term side effects of dizziness, imbalance, and motion sensitivity. 

To learn more about vestibular therapy click here.