Cerebral palsy is an ailment that affects a person’s motor skills, movement, and muscle tone. Patients with cerebral palsy often have issues with posture and balance, and some may experience difficulty with speaking. This muscle control disorder, which affects 10,000 babies each year in the U.S. (according to United Cerebral Palsy), occurs after there is […]
Cluster headaches are the least common of heahaches, but happen to be the most excruciating reoccurring headaches experienced by sufferers. According to Migrainetrust.org, cluster headaches affect about 1-2 people in every 1000. In fact, women who happen to experience these kinds of headaches say it’s more painful than childbirth. Ouch! Research has shown that […]
Individuals with communication disorders experience difficulties in speech and language. Unfortunately, these impairments can negatively impact social, academic, and or occupational growth. It’s estimated that nearly one in 10 American children have a communication disorder, according to the American Psychiatric Association, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fifth Edition. And according to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 40 […]
Many professionals are using Neurofeedback Therapy to enhance their performance regarding academic and career.
Neurofeedback has been proven to help treat neurological disorders, but did you know that it can also help treat people who have high blood pressure/hypertension, also known as the silent killer? According to the Heart Association of America, 46 percent of adults in the United States have high blood pressure. This life-threatening disorder is a […]
A couple of months ago, a woman (we will call her Beth) and her husband (we will call him Bob) came into my office for a Neurofeedback consultation. Her husband was suffering from suicidal ideation, along with depression. It had been a long, arduous road for the couple, and Beth was emotionally drained, tired of […]
Down Syndrome is a genetic condition in which a child has an extra chromosome. Typically we are all born with 36 chromosomes (we inherit 23 chromosomes from our mother and 23 chromosomes from our father). According to the Center for Disease Control, down syndrome remains the most common chromosomal malady diagnosed in the United States. […]
Do you know a compulsive liar? Chances are you do or have known one at some point in your life. Let’s face it; everyone cheats once in a while to profit from small dishonesties. For example, calling out sick from work when you’re not (to do something fun), lying about age (to get into a […]