Hendersonville, N.C. (March 4, 2010) — An estimated 90 million Americans (42 percent of the population) experience dizziness at least once in their lifetime. Some people develop permanent balance deficits with subsequent functional limitations. Park Ridge Hearing and Balance Center is now pleased to provide the latest diagnostic testing and physical therapy to implement an effective vestibular rehabilitation therapy plan.

Park Ridge Hearing and Balance provides comprehensive diagnostic assessment and treatment to people who suffer from a variety of balance disorders, including vertigo, dizziness, disequilibrium, imbalance and unsteadiness. These symptoms can have many difference causes, such as inner ear, vision, muscles and joints and sensory nerves, and the appropriate treatment depends on an appropriate diagnosis of the problem. Park Ridge Hearing and Balance Center also offers comprehensive hearing evaluations, balance testing and hearing aid dispensing and is accepting new patients of all ages. Appointments can be made by calling (828) 650-8048.

From employing the very first registered nurses in North Carolina in 1916, to offering the first 64-slice CT scanner in the region in 2006, Park Ridge Hospital has been a part of many medical firsts during its century of providing compassionate, Christian medical care to the community. As one of the 37 hospitals in the U.S. supported by the Adventist Health System, Park Ridge offers world-class services. For more information about Park Ridge, visit www.parkridgehospital.org. To request a copy of the Park Ridge Medical Staff Directory, please call (828) 687-3947.