About 50% of nursing home residents are under the age of 85. Why are they there?
A significant number of residents have memory problems or problems making daily decisions. Persons with serious dementia certainly need nursing home care. Neurofeedback training can help other older adults who have less-serious memory and decision-making problems to improve mental function and remain in their homes.
Almost all nursing home residents have some type of physical disability that interferes with activities of daily living like cooking, bathing, shopping and cleaning. Many people could remain safely at home, able to do chores of daily living, if only they […]
The human brain is one of the most amazing organs in our body. Its optimal function is imperative for life. It is a very soft structure, protected only by the bony skull. The skull is a hard covering with space between the soft brain and the inner surface of the cranial vault.
A blow to the head or any movement that causes the brain to move inside the skull easily bruises the brain. This is an image of what happens when you suffer from a concussion:
As you can see the brain is tossed around within the skull causing it […]
Doesn’t it seem like there is an epidemic of dysfunctional brains? Everywhere we turn, we are hearing more and more about the dramatic increase in depression, kids and adults with trouble concentrating and focusing, an escalation in children with autism, and the heartache of our returning soldiers with symptoms of head injuries, and posttraumatic stress syndrome. Is there help for this “broken brain syndrome?” Yes, there is! Why? Because of something called neuroplasticity: the brain’s ability to reorganize itself by forming new neural connections throughout life. That means the brain can heal itself with the right kind of therapy.
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