Sarah is a physiotherapist, manual therapist and assistant professor in musculoskeletal rehab at Hasselt University in Belgium. Her special interest is tinnitus and she has published many papers on the topic in the last 10 years.
In this podcast episode, physiotherapist Sarah Michiels discusses somatic tinnitus, a type of tinnitus that is often caused by dysfunctions in the upper cervical spine and jaw. She highlights the prevalence of somatic tinnitus and the importance of a comprehensive diagnosis to rule out other causes. The talk provides insights into her evaluation and treatment approach, emphasizes the role of physiotherapy in improving muscle function and coordination to manage this debilitating condition.