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Ear Candling Rapid City SD

Local resource for ear candling in Rapid City, SD. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to ear candling, earwax removal supplies, ear drops, and ear cleaners, as well as advice and content on ear wax, ear infections, and hearing loss.

Robert Ferrell
(605) 342-3280
2820 Mount Rushmore Rd
Rapid City, SD
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Dale Eugene Gunderson
(605) 394-6761
504 E Monroe St
Rapid City, SD
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Regional Hearing Center
(605) 593-4731
640 Flormann St
Rapid City, SD
Services
Testing (all tests include history and otoscopy)Adult Hearing Comprehensive Hearing evaluation (standard hearing testing protocol):Pure tone Air and Bone Speech threshold scrimination Tympanograms Reflexese tone air o Central Auditory Processing Comprehensive Hearing evaluation Central Processing test batSpeech in noise comprehension testingHINT (Used by some government agencies)SPRINT (Military)Quick SAided thresholds
Hours
SundayClosed
Payment
Credit Cards,Cash,Check,Insurance

Dr.Paul Cink
(605) 336-3503
2315 West 57th Street
Sioux Falls, SD
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Ear, Nose and Throat
General Information
Hospital: Hegg Memorial Health Center, Rock Valley, Ia
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Robert Arthur Akins
(605) 575-3850
5000 S Minnesota Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Gary Loy Carlson
(605) 719-6900
640 Flormann
Rapid City, SD
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Mountain Plains
(605) 593-4701
1522 Mount Rushmore Rd
Rapid City, SD
Hours
SundayClosed
Payment
Credit Cards,Cash,Check,Insurance

Dr.Craig Hedges
(605) 336-3503
2315 West 57th Street
Sioux Falls, SD
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Ear, Nose and Throat
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.7, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Robert Ferrell
(605) 342-3280
2820 Mount Rushmore Rd
Rapid City, SD
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Bethany Susan Helvig
(605) 336-3503
2315 W 57th St
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Ear Candling�Good or Bad?

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December 13, 2005: 3:59 pm: Dr. Neil Ear Problems

Ear Candling–Good or Bad?

by Neil Bauman, Ph.D.

A man asked:

What is your opinion regarding ear candling? Do you consider it to be safe or not?

The plain truth is that ear candling is not effective. Proponents claim it can cure conditions such as hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo, Meniere’s disease and a host of other conditions.

A number of years ago, I investigated ear candling. In the course of my research, I couldn’t find any proven good that it does. As a result, I don’t recommend anyone wasting their money on ear candling.

As to its safety, you are literally playing with fire–and when you play with fire you can get burned as a result. Don’t kid yourself, it does happen.

Audiologist Heather Shenk has written an excellent article on ear candling called “Ear Candling: A Fool Proof Method, or Proof of Foolish Methods?” Her article gives the history of ear candling from ancient times to the present, its supposed benefits and what really happens when you ear candle. Read this article before either your wallet or your ears get burned.

Her article is at http://www.audiologyonline.com/articles/arc_disp.asp?article_id=1501 .

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