Musician’s Hearing Loss over the Centuries

As we work through the clinic day, we may find ourselves jealous of our patients with those high frequency hearing losses due to concert their attendance.  Often these were the lucky ones with the premier tickets, close to the stage, the musicians, and the speakers as well. As audiologists we now know that those that had…

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Rock N’ Roll Hoochie Coochie!

Noise has long been a known source of hearing impairment.  Music, while loud, was traditionally not considered that much of a risk but when our favorite rockers began to experience hearing loss the very same music that we all enjoy became a professional hazard plaguing musicians. Not only the music, but the crowds, blowing up drum sets, fireworks, and other bizarre…

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