“You still have a concussion?” Anyone that has had a concussion has heard that question over and over. We are asked that by loved ones because they worry and because, unless you’ve been through it, it’s hard to understand the course of rehabilitation. The picture on...read more
Part 4 of my concussion series. Another major component of concussion rehab is assessing and treating the visual processing systems. While it isn’t in my scope to assess visual acuity/eyesight (eye doctors), I have taken courses that taught me to assess HOW our brain...read more
Today's concussion, or mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) rehab post is about balance and proprioception. BALANCE: an even distribution of weight allowing someone to remain upright/steady. PROPRIOCEPTION: awareness of the body position or movement. ...read more
Today’s topic covers neck treatment, which is one of the major components of concussion rehab. When the body sustains an impact large enough to cause a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), the neck is often affected similar to a whiplash injury. This creates a lot of...read more
A concussion is defined as a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) induced by a blow to anywhere on the body that affects the head and neck. While many concussions resolve within the first few weeks to months, some patients don’t recover as quickly. They are then...read more
The life we lead is no mistake. We didn’t end up here by chance. There are so many factors at play. Free will of choice. Serendipity. Karma. Much of what we have gone through was predestined. Karmas that needed to be played out. Lessons that needed to be...read more
As we say goodbye to 2018 and welcome 2019 with open arms, many of us are inclined to make resolutions, a good number of which are health and wellness related. And why not? Isn’t that what we all want, to feel good in our bodies, to feel like we can take on and tackle...read more
Most people can get their heads around the air, food and drink part because we quite literally inhale/ingest them (even though most still continue feeding taste buds and emotions), but many struggle with the concept that we are what we think and believe.read more
People are often surprised when they learn that acupuncture is part of my naturopathic practice. Did you know: Naturopathic Doctors (NDs) are trained for 4 years in the art and practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)read more
Does anyone else have this problem? You buy fresh herbs from the store and 36.5 hours later you find them wilted and droopy, mere shadows of their former glorious selves? If this sounds like you, it may be time to throw down some dirt and embark on the journey of creating your very …read more
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