Millions of adults suffer from chronic pain in the United States with the most common types being low back pain, neck pain, and migraines. Medical professionals are not being adequately trained in pain management and pain relievers only provide short term relief, thus, many are looking elsewhere for a solution. While science may be a […]
Technology Addiction: Do Smartphones Lead to Overuse and Dumbdown?
Little Sally falls from the jungle gym, screams, and rubs her knee while mom is scrolling through her email. Baby John throws his dinner onto the floor unnoticed because dad is checking stock market news on his phone. Does this sound familiar? Statistics show that unintentional childhood […]
Do you or a loved one have sleep onset insomnia (difficulty falling asleep)? Does your mind race or “chatter” on about all the stresses in your life, making it difficult to wind down and fall asleep? Or do you have sleep maintenance insomnia (inability to stay asleep, frequent waking during the night)? Insomnia may be […]
By Deborah Stokes, PhD
Karl Pribram, MD died at age 95 on January 19, 2015. He was an eminent brain scientist, neurosurgeon, psychologist and philosopher and has been referred to as the “Magellan of the Brain” for being an early pioneer in researching and discovering the functions of the limbic system, temporal lobes and […]
What if it were possible to add one thing to your routine that would help you work more efficiently and could improve your tennis game at the same time, would you add it? Peak performance can be defined as a state in which the person performs to the maximum of their ability and is […]
Traumatic Brain Injury
Do you or a loved one have a traumatic brain injury (TBI)? If so, there may be trouble with memory, concentration, aggression or trouble sleeping. These symptoms are commonly experienced with TBI which affects millions of people and their families each year. Sometimes, as in cases with head trauma in […]
ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed condition in children and it also affects 5% of the adult population. Why has this diagnosis skyrocketed in the past 30 years? There are several reasons:
An overabundance of highly processed, highly addictive foods that have additives, preservatives and toxins that can lead to impaired brain development and aggravate behavioral […]
Do you have headaches? If so, you are not alone. Millions of Americans have headache disorders and it takes an economic toll on the US estimated to be 13 billion dollars annually.
All types of biofeedback (including neurofeedback or EEG biofeedback) have Grade A evidence for effectively treating migraine and tension headaches. Our clinic, the Better […]
Two newer forms of biofeedback, used in conjunction with migraine medications, are more effective in reducing the frequency of attacks than medication alone, according to a study performed by biofeedback specialists in Virginia.
The two forms—EEG biofeedback and hemoencephalography biofeedback—are classified as neurobiofeedback. These forms use an EEG (a graphical record of electrical activity of the […]