Archive for January 2019

Concussions

A concussion is a brain injury that occurs when you receive a sudden blow or jolt to the head. It is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Your doctor may call a concussion a “mild brain injury.” Most concussions are not life- threatening, but they can have serious effects. A concussion may lead to…

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Nutrition and Your Health

Nutrition and Your Health It’s no secret, nutrition and proper eating is essential to maintaining optimal health. You’ve probably heard, “You are what you eat,” and it’s very true! As a certified clinical nutritionist, Dr. Jeffrey Hudson can help evaluate your current lifestyle and eating habits and make recommendations so that you function at your…

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VA’s “Concussion Coach” Not Just For Vets

VA’s “Concussion Coach” App Is a Good Tool for Just About Everyone The Veterans Administration just launched a new app that everyone should check into – yes, everyone. If you are or know someone who participates in any sport (especially contact sports), download “Concussion Coach.” Recent statistics show that 4 to 5 million concussions occur…

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Sports Concussions & Return to Play Assessments:

Are they necessary? Are they enough? Concussion symptoms and return-to-play assessments are now a part of basic training for youth soccer, football, and other contact sport coaches at all levels of play. Since this is a fairly new concept, many parents wonder if the new protocols are necessary or if they are overly cautious. So,…

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Neurofeedback Series: F1, F2 and ADD / ADHD

When using Neurofeedback to train brain cells to work more efficiently, one area that we often train for more optimum function is the frontal lobe. The frontal lobe is where the decisions for action are made whereas the parietal, temporal and occipital lobes are where the information is received from our bodies and environment. All…

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