The CDC reports that 1.7 million people suffer a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in the US every year! These account for approximately one-third of all deaths in this country annually! It is further estimated that approximately 2% of Americans, or 5.3 million people, currently live with disabilities associated with a TBI.

A TBI occurs as a result of a blow or jolt to the head and results in damage to the brain. The severity of a TBI ranges from mild to severe. Brain Changers utilizes the qEEG to determine the severity of the brain injury and where in the brain the injury is located.

A mild TBI occurs when there is a brief change in mental status or loss of consciousness. This is the most common type of brain injury, commonly called a concussion, and is classified as a mild traumatic brain injury. These often go undiagnosed, and consequently, rehabilitation and medical care are not sought for appropriate recovery.

A severe TBI may involve actual loss of consciousness for anywhere from hours to weeks and can result in permanent disability. Any TBI, whether mild or severe, can lead to permanent changes in brain function.

The most common causes of TBI:

  • Motor vehicle collisions
  • Falls
  • Violence
  • Sports*

*Research has shown that approximately 85% of head injuries from bicycle accidents can be prevented with the use of helmets.

Click here to read article Brain Function: TBI, Concussion, and Rehabilitation

 

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How Can Brain Changers Help?

Brain Changers is committed to working with our clients toward an integrated approach to improved brain function and life productivity after a brain injury.  Additionally, we work with your physician and other providers to assist in the greatest amount of healing and recovery possible during your rehabilitation.

 

Because brain function is always an issue after a TBI, neurofeedback does make a positive difference. Our only limitation is that we need to wait 3 months after the brain injury to begin treatment, so as to allow for as much physical healing as possible before testing and neurofeedback therapy. The result of treatment is improved performance and an overall increase in physical, emotional, and Spiritual health.

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