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Christine Pickup, AuD

Doctor of Audiology in Rupert

Doctor of Audiology - A.T. Still University of Health Sciences
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About Christine

Dr. Christine Pickup is an ASHA certified Doctor of Audiology.  She was educated at BYU (undergraduate and masters degree) and received her doctorate from A.T. Still University.  She has worked in the field of audiology since 2000, in both private practice and in an educational setting.  She opened her own private practice in Rupert, ID in April 2014.   She is the only pediatric audiologist in the Mini-Cassia area, and takes care of the hearing health of all ages.  She is a wife and mother to four children.  When she's not running her clinic, she is usually in the kitchen cooking up something yummy, catching up on a book, or playing with fabric.  She and her husband Westy built their home in 2012, and spend any free time working to put in the yard or finish another room in the basement.

Expert Answers

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What's the difference between an audiologist and a hearing instrument specialist?

There have been some excellent answers already.  I would encourage you to learn about your state's licensure laws.  For hearing instrument specialiats, some states require... Read more

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What does a seven-tone "tune" coming from one of my Oticon Alta 2 hearing aids mean?

Most Oticon products play a short tune as the circuit "boots up".  This tune will be heard shortly after the battery door closes, unless it has been disabled by your hearing... Read more

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Is nerve damage to the ear due to loud noise reversible?

There are many areas of the inner ear that can be damaged by loud noise, and unfortunately, most of that damage is not reversible.  This is why hearing conservation programs,... Read more

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Is there any effective medical treatment or supplement for tinnitus?

I have not found any over the counter supplement that helped tinnitus.  There are many factors that cause tinnitus, this includes noise damage, certain types of medication... Read more

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Are there hearing aids that can connect to Bluetooth devices using the standard Bluetooth protoco...

The latest Made for iPhone hearing instruments do not need an a relay device to interface with other technology such as an iPhone or iPad.  There are several... Read more

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Which hearing aids reproduce music cleanly with no artefacts or distortion?

The two hearing aids which have the widest bandwidth & dynamic range (and consequently the least distortion) currently available on the market are the Widex Beyond 440 and... Read more

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What is the best brand of hearing aid battery?

The biggest factor I have found in battery life with zinc-air batteries is time exposed to air before use.  After the sticker is removed, let the battery sit about 5 minutes to... Read more

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Will Oticon release a microphone like the Resound multimic for the Oticon Opn?

Oticon has had a Bluetooth clip and microphone combination under development for quite a while.  The first generation only provided connectivity for Bluetooth devices that... Read more

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Can I purchase an extended warranty for my hearing aids (beyond my 3 year warranty)? Is it worth it?

Hello!  Yes, you are able to extend your warranty.  Talk to your hearing care provider for specific costs.  Most manufacturers will gladly extend your warranty for another year... Read more

Videos

Communication Strategies For Christmas

Dr. Christine Pickup discusses important tips for better communication with family members who have hearing loss.

Find Christine

Mt. Harrison Audiology & Hearing Aids, LLC
1218 9th Street, Unit 2
Minidoka and Cassia Counties
Rupert, Idaho 83350
United States of America
2083120957
Website

Services Provided

Adult Hearing Evaluations

Pediatric Hearing Evaluations

Veterans Hearing Evaluations

Free Hearing Screenings

Adult Hearing Aid Fittings

Pediatric Hearing Aid Fittings

Earwax Removal

Otoacoustic Emission Evaluations