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Balance Center at ENTACC

ENTACC Services, Patient Suffering with Allergies

The ENTACC Dizziness and Balance Center is the only one in Chester County to offer a full range of diagnostic testing performed by an experienced team of audiologists and board-certified ENT physicians.

Having the expertise in one location means what might take months to accomplish elsewhere can typically be done within days at ENTACC. Your care is discussed among the team and test results are available quickly. This is important given the suffering that dizziness and balance disorders often cause.


Dizziness is a a term that is often used to describe a range of sensations including but not limited to: feeling unsteady, faint, or weak. Dizziness also creates a false sense that a your surroundings (or you) are spinning. This is called vertigo. While rarely life-threatening, dizziness can be debilitating for many people.


Balance problems may make you feel dizzy and this can happen whether you are standing, sitting, or lying down. Many systems of the body must work normally for you Mohave proper balance. These include the inner ear, nerves, heart, eyes, joints, and blood vessels. When these systems are not functioning as they should, you may experience balance issues. Although many medical conditions cause balance problems, most are caused by issues of the inner ear (vestibular system).


Treating any Underlying Causes
Depending on the cause, you may need antibiotics or anti fungal treatments. These can treat ear infections that are causing your balance disorder.

Changes in Lifestyle
You may be able to ease some symptoms with changes in diet and activity. This includes quitting smoking or avoiding nicotine.

Epley Maneuver (Canalith Repositioning Maneuvers)
These are a specialized series of movements of your head and chest. The goal is to reposition particles in your semicircular canals into a position where they don’t trigger symptoms.

When medicine and other therapies are unable to control your symptoms, you may need surgery. The procedure depends on the underlying cause of the disorder. The goal is to stabilize and repair inner ear function.

If you struggle with vestibular balance disorders, you may need vestibular rehabilitation or balance retraining therapy. This helps you move through your day safely. A rehabilitation specialist will help you learn how to cope with dizziness in your daily life.

Erin O. from Downingtown, PA

“I had stopped taking my allergy medicine and ended up with the worse sinus infection of my life. The staff at Ear, Nose & Throat Associates of Chester County genuinely will provide you with the best care. I was overwhelmed by the kindness, concern, and sense of urgency everyone gave. My phone calls were returned promptly and time was made to see me in the office when it was an emergency.”

Connie J. from West Chester, PA

“I can say after years of coming to Ear, Nose & Throat Associates of Chester County, my relationship and trust with Dr. Marriotti has grown tremendously. He is personable, friendly and I appreciate his input with my hearing condition. The staff at Ear, Nose & Throat Associates of Chester County is always cheery and pleasant. I enjoy my visits and always leave feeling like I am in good hands.”

Dauna P. from University Lincoln, PA

“I am so grateful for the care Dr. Picariello has given for my complex and serious brain diagnosis. He has made such an impression on the way the process was handled. I shall never forget him and how humble he was when dealing with my condition. He is truly one of the best around and I am fortunate for his high ethical standards and professionalism.”

Kathy S. from Schwenksvile, PA

“The knowledge, encouragement, concern, and individual attention the doctors of Ear, Nose & Throat Associates of Chester County had demonstrated was far beyond my expectations. The office atmosphere is professional yet friendly. The doctors know their profession well and are able to explain in basic understandable terms. They made sure we were comfortable and took their time going over everything extensively.”

James B., from Coatesville, PA

“The allergy shot process has been a great experience and has prevented a reoccurrence of my nasal polyps, and decreased the need for my asthma inhaler. The allergy staff is excellent.”