Tinnitracks for insured members of IKK gesund plus IKK gesund plusThe Tailor-Made Notched Music Training (TMNMT) was developed for the targeted treatment of tonal tinnitus. It is based on the latest findings of modern brain research.
Tinnitracks Neuro-Therapy provides this tinnitus treatment, which is easy to integrate into your daily life. For therapy, simply listen to your music while relaxing at home or on the road.
Offer for insured members of IKK gesund plus
– a Tinnitracks annual license – the precise frequency determination and – regular control appointments by a participating ENT physician in the vicinity Your physician and Tinnitracks settle directly with your health insurance – you do not have to file an application and pay for any service yourself. A prescription from a participating ENT physician is all you need.
Have you received an activation code from your doctor?
The Tinnitracks Neuro-Therapy is available from your participating ENT physician and is very easy to use.
Is the therapy suitable for me?
– Chronic (longer than three months) – Subjective (heard only by you) – Stable tonal (the sound is always the same)
Which headphones should I use? (neuro-therapy)
Basically, any high-quality headphone is suitable for the Tinnitracks Neuro-Therapy. However, to achieve the best possible therapy results, make sure that:
– your headphones do not distort the sound too much. A strong distortion is noticeable during music listening, for example, by a shrill "scratching" or hissing noise. – you use headphones of closed type, which have a good attenuation of external noise. Closed-ear headphones or in-ear headphones are particularly recommended here. – in contrast, there are also headphones with active noise compensation, which are less suitable for neuro-therapy with processed music. Headphones of this type sometimes process the audio signal considerably during playback, which may reduce the therapy effect under certain circumstances. – Your headphones should have a frequency response as linear as possible, d.h. that the headphones do not amplify or attenuate the frequencies contained in the audio signal too much. However, in the case of commercially available headphones from well-known manufacturers, non-linearities are not to be amed, which can strongly influence the neuro-therapy. – your headphones are connected to the player via cable. Radio headphones can reduce the therapeutic quality of your individually prepared music tracks due to the compressed signal transmission.
In general, you should provide as quiet an environment as possible during the application of Tinnitracks Neuro-Therapy. Please note that we can't hear everyday noises (rustling leaves, distant traffic noise, etc.).) often unconsciously fade out and therefore often inadvertently overhear.
Recommendations at a glance:
– Use of circumaural headphones or in-ear headphones – with closed-back design – wired (no wireless headphones) – with frequency response as linear as possible – without active noise cancellation – in the quietest possible environment.
Does neurotherapy also work with streaming services like Spotify?
For copyright reasons, we are currently unable to work with streaming service providers such as z.B. Internet radio, Spotify or Apple Music to cooperate.
In Tinnitracks Neuro-Therapy, both on your iOS or Android smartphone and on your tablet, you can automatically filter all the music files that are in your possession on your device. Unfortunately, music from streaming providers is usually not one of them.
For whom is the Neuro-Therapy suitable?
Unless otherwise prescribed by the ENT physician, Neuro-Therapy is suitable for tinnitus with the ENT physician's diagnosis:
– subjective – chronic – tonal with stable tinnitus frequency (200 Hz – 20 kHz) – hearing loss less than 60 dB HL (1/2 octave below the tinnitus frequency).
Tinnitus is subjective when the diagnosis performed by the ENT physician does not reveal a physical sound source in the patient's body (z.B. rushing blood vessels o.a.).
Tinnitus is considered chronic if it persists for more than 3 months.
Tonal tinnitus with stable tinnitus frequency:
In tonal tinnitus, the ringing in the ears can be described as a tone, similar to a beeping, whistling, buzzing, or ringing sound. If the tinnitus sounds more like static, it is not tonal tinnitus.
The tinnitus frequency describes the pitch of your tonal tinnitus. A tinnitus frequency is stable if the frequency determination provides the same pitch at different times (z.B. 4000 Hz). Note that many people mistake a change in tinnitus volume for a change in tinnitus frequency. In fact, the pitch of a tonal tinnitus changes extremely rarely.
Especially with new onset of ringing in the ears, it may be more common that the ringing in the ears seems to change. The success of TMNMT therapy depends in large part on being able to accurately determine the frequency of tinnitus. In the case of a changing ear noise, this is at least questionable. Consult for clarification of your ringing in the ears. Your treatment option with Tinnitracks Your treating ENT physician.
Hearing loss less than 60dB HL:
Half an octave below the tinnitus frequency, the hearing loss should not be more than 60 dB HL.
What do I need for Neuro-Therapy?
For Tinnitracks Neuro-Therapy, all you need is an Android or iOS smartphone, suitable headphones and their own music:
With the Tinnitracks app for Android, you can listen to your individually prepared music tracks with any Google smartphone and tablet with Android operating system version 4 or higher.4 use.
With the Tinnitracks app for iOS, you can listen to your custom-prepared music tracks on any Apple smartphone and tablet running iOS operating system version 9 or later.3 use.
It is recommended that there is at least 1 GB of free space on your playback device.
The frequency response of the headphones used for neuro-therapy should be as linear as possible. This means that it does not amplify or attenuate any frequency ranges and thus has a completely neutral sound image. Radio headphones. No Bluetooth headphones!) – with a frequency response as linear as possible – without active noise cancellation
The music you can use must be in your possession and in the form of digital files. Streaming services, such as Spotify or Apple Music, are not supported. Tinnitracks Neuro-Therapy supports the following file formats: MP3, FLAC and M4A.