Patient Education

For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. 

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.



The inner ear serves two purposes: hearing and balance. There are mechanisms in the ear that inform the brain about your position, orientation in space and movement and all times — to keep you in balance. A false sensation of spinning or whirling, known as vertigo, can occur when the signal to the brain is blocked or misfires. Read More »



Ear Infection

The ear is made up of three sections: the outer ear, middle ear and inner ear. Each of these areas is susceptible to infections, which can be painful. Young children have a greater tendency to get earaches. While most ear pain resolves itself in a matter of days, you should get a physical examination to understand the type of infection, prevent it from spreading and obtain treatment to help alleviate the pain. Read More »



Hearing Loss

Hearing loss has a lot of different causes and manifestations. It can be sudden or gradual. It can occur in one ear or both ears. It can be temporary or permanent. It happens to people of all ages and is associated with the aging process. Before discussing causes and treatments for hearing loss, it is important to understand how hearing works. Read More »



Mouth Sores

There are a variety of sores that can occur in or around the mouth. Most are benign, but some may be indicative of cancer.Read More »



Neck Pain

Neck pain is often a result of overuse of the muscles and ligaments in the neck from sports, recreational activities, work or household chores. It is generally characterized by stiffness, a kink or severe pain in the neck, shoulders, upper back and/or arms. Neck pain can also be caused by stress, trauma or injury or may be a symptom of the flu or meningitis. Read More »



Breathing Problems

The nose serves three primary functions: to warm, humidify and filter air as it passes into the body. Breathing problems may impact one or multiple of these functions. Breathing problems can be temporary or chronic, mild or severe, but they usually increase with age. Read More »



Snoring/Sleep Apnea

Snoring is a noise produced during sleep that originates in the back of the throat or nose. Snoring occurs when the muscles in the back of the mouth, tongue and throat relax while sleeping, which narrows or blocks the airway. Breathing causes your uvula (soft palate) to vibrate and knock against the back of the throat, resulting in the snoring sound. Read More »



Sore Throat

Everyone experiences sore throats when they have a cold or flu. But there are other reasons for sore throats that may be symptomatic of more serious problems.Read More »



Head and Neck Cancers

Most head and neck cancers are relatively preventable since they are highly correlated with tobacco use and alcohol consumption. They are also generally curable if caught early. Symptoms to watch out for include pain swallowing, trouble breathing, ear pain, a lump in the neck that lasts longer than two weeks, a growth in the mouth and bleeding from the mouth, nose or throat.Read More »



Oral Cancers

Oral cancers appear as red or white patches of mouth tissue or small ulcers that look like a canker sores, but are painless. Oral cancers usually form on the tongue or floor of the mouth, but can occur on any tissue in and around the mouth.Read More »

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ENT Staff
... Our ENT services include diagnostics and treatment for sinusitis treatment, sinus surgery, allergy treatments, facial plastic surgery, head and neck surgery, laser surgery, nasal and laser endoscopic sinus surgery, voice disorders, sleep apnea and other sleep disorders, throat disorders, hearing disorders, dizziness and vertigo treatment, pediatric ENT care and more...

Dr. Sina A. Joorabchi
...Joorabchi’s areas of expertise include: Adult and Pediatric ENT Care Sinus and Allergy Conditions Inhalant and Food Allergy Testing Minimally Invasive Sinus Surgery (Balloon Sinuplasty) Vertigo and Imbalance Conditions Hearing Loss  Head and Neck Surgery Rhinoplasty  Botox and Facial Fillers

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Balloon Sinuplasty for Chronic Sinusitis Relief
...Balloon sinuplasty is the state-of-the-art procedure used to treat: Chronic, recurrent sinus and nasal issues Chronic sinus infections that don’t resolve Head pain around and behind your eyes Problems breathing through your nose When you are considering balloon sinuplasty, think about these important advantages: Treatment is minimally invasive with no incisions, sutures or scarring There is less pain when compared to conventional sinus surgery There is less risk of infection because there are no cuts to soft tissue There is little to no downtime because there is only minimal bruising and swelling When you elect to have balloon sinuplasty, it will be performed as an outpatient under general anesthesia...

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Chronic Sinusitis
...Patients who do not respond well to medications become candidates for minimally invasive sinus surgery, which is known as functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)...

Are You Dealing with Sinus Issues?
...Of course, sinus surgery has advanced a lot over the years and we can now offer a simple balloon sinuplasty, which is a minimally invasive procedure that doesn’t require an incision or the removal of bone or tissue...