balance

April 22, 2019

We commonly associate inner-ear structures with hearing, but deep in the ear canal sit tiny organs called crista ampullaris – crista, for short.

In taking his children to the playground, KPLU reporter Gabriel Spitzer was surprised to learn that he could no longer enjoy a ride on a swing. Had something changed with age?

Between 2010 and 2012, Dr. Jay Rubinstein and colleagues implanted an investigational device behind an ear of four patients with Meniere’s disease.

Fifty-one summers after he first clambered into a truck cab, Bob Olson is still driving long-haul.

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