ADHD is a problem, and according to the national numbers, a vastly growing one… At least in the United States. In the 1990’s 3-5% of school-age American children were believed to have ADHD. In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) grew that figure to 11%. It continues to rise. In North Carolina, […]
Sidney Crosby, one of the NHL’s best players of the last decade has dealt with his fair share of games missed, time lost and strong symptoms from previous concussions. A great article, written by Katie Baker of The Ringer, shows that he missed 107 games in 2011 & 2012 from a pair of collisions that left […]
Neurofeedback is gaining popularity. We’ve seen over 500 scientific studies published in the past few years, franchise groups have picked up popularity and the mainstream media has started covering stories focused on patients’ experiences or clinic’s results. We are no exception and have had our fair share of media attention this year surrounding our work […]
Pills are not the only way to manage your child’s ADD/ADHD behaviors. Neurofeedback therapy is a safe, non-invasive, alternative option for the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents. In November 2012, the American Academy of Pediatrics approved Neurofeedback as a Level 1 or “best support” treatment option for children suffering from [&hellip...
Last week, Lumosity, a popular “brain training” game found on phones and tablets everywhere, was fined $2,000,000 by the FTC over its claims of helping users excel at work and school and reduce or delay “cognitive impairment associated with age and other serious health conditions.” Lumosity has settled this fine and changed their marketing language […]
The film Concussion takes a look at the “discovery” of a brain disease caused by multiple concussions and sub-concussive hits while the focus of the film is on the NFL’s early denial of the existence of the disease and their role in the process. It’s always more powerful when a subject is dramatized, using a […]
Monday night on Charlotte’s Fox46, reporter Logan Sherrill debuted Part-Two of their two part series on concussions. Part-One spoke specifically to NFL Hall of Fame Offensive Lineman Joe DeLamielleure’s history with repeated head injuries and his reaction to the upcoming “Concussion” movie staring Will Smith. Part-Two focused specifically on a treatment option we offer at [...
Ronald L. Brown, MD will be interviewed tonight at 10pm on Fox46 about our single and multiple concussion and traumatic brain injury treatment options. This will be the the second part of a two-part series staring hall-of-fame former NFL players. View the announcement here. If you know someone who has a past history of single […]
We introduced Neurofeedback as a service at Carolina HealthSpan Institute about a year ago. Since then, we have expanded our space to downstairs in our same office, and now offer multiple different Neurofeedback and Biofeedback techniques for the reduction of multiple different symptoms. We have moved into research trials with the NFL Alumni Association, and […]