Sound Relief Tinnitus & Hearing Center - Scottsdale
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Dr. Madison Brown attended Utah State University, where she earned her undergraduate degree as well as her Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.). She began her career path not knowing the magnitude of challenges people experience with hearing healthcare. Her focus is to empower individuals to find hope and restore parts of their lives that have been affected by hearing and tinnitus. She is delighted to be a part of the Sound Relief team, where people come first, and innovation is prioritized to provide solutions and hope for all patients who walk through the door.
Through drastically improving her own quality of life by making incremental changes and trusting the process, her passion was ignited to help others on their journey toward better overall health. She understands the importance of providing individualized education, planning, tools, and support. She believes that joy, peace, and improvement are possible for all who are willing and ready to embark on the journey.
Madison enjoys spending time with her family and supporting her two children. She loves activities that involve body movement or being in the Arizona sunshine. In her spare time, you’ll find her on the golf course or relaxing at home.
Audiologist / Owner
Dr. Julie Prutsman, owner and founder of Sound Relief Hearing Center, is a third-generation audiology professional. Her family entered the field of hearing health care in the 1950s. Julie earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from Marietta College (1996), her master’s degree in speech, language, and hearing sciences from the University of Colorado (1999), and her doctoral degree in audiology from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry’s School of Audiology (2003). Dr. Prutsman is a member of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology, American Academy of Audiology, Colorado Academy of Audiology, and American Tinnitus Association.
Read 8 verified patient reviews for Sound Relief Tinnitus & Hearing Center - Scottsdale! Their average review score is 5 () from 8 reviews.
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“My experience with sound releif has been top notch! It's been a pleasure working with the doctors and staff! They have gone above and beyond my expectations! I will recommend them to anyone looking for help with tinnitus and hearing problems. Thankyou!”
Received 06/26/2023Official Response from Sound Relief Tinnitus & Hearing Center - Scottsdale:“Marie, thank you so much for taking the time to share your wonderful experience with Sound Relief. We strive to provide exceptional care and support to our patients, especially those dealing with tinnitus and hearing problems. It's fantastic to know that we not only met but exceeded your expectations. Your recommendation means a lot to us, and we're grateful for your trust in our services.”
“After many years of tolerating my severe tinnitus caused by my 22 years of military exposure to jet engine noise, gunfire and explosives, as well as progressive hearing loss, I sought relief from Sound Relief. The audiologists and the staff at Sound Relief are top notch. They listened to me and were attentive to my symptoms and provided me with top of the line care, training and hearing aid devices. I would recommend and refer anyone to this organization.”
Received 06/15/2023Official Response from Sound Relief Tinnitus & Hearing Center - Scottsdale:“Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with Sound Relief. We greatly appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that our audiologist and team were able to provide you with the care and relief you were seeking.”
“Every visit is professional and helpful from top to bottom. Accommodating calendars, courteous in every communication and most importantly, effective treatment. I still have tinnitus but it is much better. They gave me realistic expectations and improved my hearing overall that has changed my quality of life. The devices are durable and easy to use, as well. ”
Received 06/15/2023Official Response from Sound Relief Tinnitus & Hearing Center - Scottsdale:“Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience with us! We're delighted that our treatment has had a positive impact on your tinnitus and overall hearing.”
“I was skeptical at first but it didn’t take long to realize that sound therapy is a huge relief to the stress of never being able to get away from the constant screaming in my ears. ”
Received 06/15/2023Official Response from Sound Relief Tinnitus & Hearing Center - Scottsdale:“Ken, thank you for sharing your feedback! We're delighted to hear that sound therapy has made a positive impact on your life, particularly in relieving the stress caused by constant ringing in your ears. ”
“I am having a great experience with Sound Relief Hearing and my hearing devices. The hearing devices coupled with the training and coaching on tinnitus mitigation have made a huge difference in my life. The staff are so friendly and helpful when I stop in for a follow-up. Thank you for helping me!”
Received 06/15/2023Official Response from Sound Relief Tinnitus & Hearing Center - Scottsdale:“Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience with Sound Relief and your hearing devices. We are thrilled to hear that our services have made such a significant difference in your life.”
A message from Sound Relief Tinnitus & Hearing Center - Scottsdale:
Sound Relief strictly adheres to all local and federal guidelines on COVID-19.
Hearing health care isn’t just what we do; it’s who we are. Some of our audiologists have tinnitus, a few of us have hearing loss, and everyone at Sound Relief has family members with hearing loss and/or tinnitus. We share a calling to help people suffering from tinnitus, hyperacusis, hearing loss, and other hearing health issues.
Our only loyalty is to our patients. Here, we give you all the time you need to share your tinnitus or hearing loss experience.
What especially makes us different is our specialization in tinnitus. No audiology practice team is ranked higher or referred with more confidence. With the most comprehensive FDA-approved tinnitus treatments anywhere, we’ve helped thousands experience life-changing results.
Our Core Values
To understand our practice, it is important to understand the principles we strive to emulate.
1. Be People-Centered
Our focus on the patient is a top priority, but this extends to our team here at Sound Relief as well. We are a family-owned and operated company, and we want everyone (patients and employees) that walks through our doors to feel that sense of compassion and family. We also encourage our people to maintain a healthy work-life balance.
One of the big advantages of Sound Relief is our ability to collaborate with the top minds in the field of audiology. Our audiologists regularly work together to help find the best outcome for each patient.
2. Be Integrity Driven
The Prutsmans are the owners and founders of Sound Relief, and they believe everything about the practice reflects on them and their family legacy. Based on that, they do everything in their power to ensure that the practice operates at the highest moral and ethical standards. From the interactions and relationships with patients, employees, vendors, and insurance companies, dedication to this core value is clearly a guiding principle every day.
Dr. Julie also serves on the board of the American Tinnitus Association. She believes her involvement will help further their mission and improve the lives of people suffering from tinnitus.
3. Be Innovative
The field of audiology is always evolving. In order to stay ahead of the curve, Sound Relief dedicates tremendous resources to evaluating new technology and treatment techniques, improving existing systems and processes internally, and creating new tools to improve the overall patient experience.
Please visit one of our 9 Colorado and Arizona hearing and tinnitus centers. Listed above you can follow the center link convenient to you to make an appointment.
Sound Relief Tinnitus & Hearing Center offers specialized audiology services, including tinnitus treatment, extensive diagnostic hearing testing, and solutions for decreased sound tolerance.
- Hearing & speech comprehensive testing/evaluation, consists of a series of tests and inspections to assess the overall hearing health of a patient.
- Tinnitus assessment, tinnitus is common and often described as a "ringing, rushing or buzzing sound in the ears". The tinnitus assessment at Sound Relief combines tinnitus-specific tests, a comprehensive audiological evaluation, and tympanometry.
- Hyperacusis assessment, a hearing disorder for patients with a decreased tolerance for everyday noise/sounds at such high levels that it causes irritation, anxiety, or even physical pain.
- Hearing aid evaluation, based on your test results, needs, lifestyle and budget together we will determine which hearing device will best suite you.
- Hearing aid sales, rechargeable, background noise cancellation and Bluetooth streaming capability.
- Custom made and fitted hearing aids
- Programming of hearing aids with your full prescription.
- Real Ear Measurements (REM), REMs are the gold standard in audiology for verification that the hearing aids are working as they should and providing the intended benefits inside the patient’s ear canal at the eardrum.
- Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emissions (DPOAEs), this test measure frequencies in each ear and the audiologist interprets the results found.
- Removal and management of non-Impacted and impacted Cerumen (earwax).
Hearing Device & Hearing Protection Audiology Services
- Hearing aid clean and check
- General hearing aid service including repairs
- Earmold impression
- Out of Office Visits “House Calls”
Service pets welcome
Assistive listening devices
Remote hearing aid programming
|Monday||8:30 am - 5 pm|
|Tuesday||8:30 am - 5 pm|
|Wednesday||8:30 am - 5 pm|
|Thursday||8:30 am - 5 pm|
|Friday||8:30 am - 1 pm|
Service pets welcome
Assistive listening devices
Remote hearing aid programming
Accepted forms of payment
- American Express
- Financing available for those who qualify
- Insurance accepted, please call for details