Recovering from TBI: Speeding up Recovery
Aug19

Recovering from TBI: Speeding up Recovery

Clinical medical professor, Terry Wahls, has dealt with and treated concussion patients for 25 years. Based on her work with concussion victims, Wahls has introduced five steps to help decrease recovery time and increase success. These steps are focused on the life style changes a TBI patient can make to improve. First, Wahls suggests that the patient should invest in strength training. At least four times a week, the concussion...

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Powerful Habits To Look & Feel 10 Years Younger Naturally
Aug18

Powerful Habits To Look & Feel 10 Years Younger Naturally

Create powerful habits to look and feel 10 years younger naturally!  Healthy habits help you achieve your goals faster and tension-free. Set a goal, choose one or two habits that will lead you to your goal and commit to doing your habit every day. For example, the goal “I release 20 lbs by September 1 using a weekly cleanse day” can be supported by 15 minutes of high intensity interval training five days a week and weighing yourself...

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Understanding Post-Concussion Syndrome
Aug04

Understanding Post-Concussion Syndrome

Children fall.  They fall playing outside, and they fall playing in the basement.  As they grow older, the falls become harder as the distance to the floor increases.  Other children become a factor as they compete with your child in sports.    So when your child is hit hard on the soccer field, basketball court, or football field and sustains a concussion, what should you do? If you think your child has a concussion, take him or her...

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TBI Recovery
Jul22

TBI Recovery

Not all brain injuries occur by way of blunt force.  Some trauma occurs through lack of oxygen to the brain.  This is referred to as hypoxic-ischemic brain injury (HI-BI) and occurs when the individual stops breathing.  Once the brain sustains an HI-BI, it shuts down and enters into a vegetative state.  This lack of vital oxygen  may cause irreparable damage to the brain.  But is there hope for those who have experienced an HI-BI...

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Caring for a TBI Loved One: Some Helpful Tips
Jul09

Caring for a TBI Loved One: Some Helpful Tips

Brain injury, whether it’s mild or severe, affects the family and friends of the victim. Understanding the process and recovery of TBI is vital to moving forward with life, and loving the TBI patient. It’s easy to find articles and blogs about individual stories to relate to when living with someone who has brain injury. But what are some important things to know as a caretaker of someone who’s suffering from a TBI? First, it’s...

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Physical Therapists and TBI Patients
Jul09

Physical Therapists and TBI Patients

Most mild to moderate traumatic brain injuries include other physical damages that require the attention of physical therapists. But when it comes to treating the brain, how equipped are physical therapists? Have they been educated enough to treat TBI patients? As a caretaker, it is vital to understand the kind of care your loved one will receive from a physical therapist. While many physical therapists are very responsible and care a...

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