The Science Behind Neurofeedback

The Science Behind Neurofeedback

Neurofeedback is exercise for the brain! Neurofeedback, also called EEG Biofeedback, is a state-of-the-art, non-invasive, drugless method for teaching the brain to function in a more balanced and healthful way. It is a simple and pleasant learning modality that can help shift the way the brain produces and distributes its electrical energy. How It Works There are four divisions of...[ read more ]

Neurofeedback for PTSD

How Neurofeedback Helps PTSD Multiple studies have been completed looking at the effectiveness of neurofeedback for PTSD in adults. A recent controlled study showed that 24 sessions of neurofeedback significantly reduced PTSD symptoms. One study has been completed with children. These studies all suggest that neurofeedback is a very promising approach to treatment for PTSD. This is especially important because...[ read more ]

PTSD Statistics

How common is PTSD in adults? Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can occur after any traumatic, dangerous, and shocking event. Going through trauma is not rare. In fact, about 6 out of 10 men (60%) and 5 out of 10 women (50%) will experience at least one traumatic event in their lifetime. Facts about PTSD The following statistics are based on...[ read more ]

Chiropractic and Sciatica

Can Chiropractic help with sciatica pain? Research shows that chiropractic adjustments helped sciatica sufferers achieve relief from low back and leg pain symptoms. Sciatica represents an underlying health condition and manifests through pain, numbness, weakness, or tingling starting in the low back and radiating down the large sciatic nerve in the back of the leg. People suffering from sciatica detail...[ read more ]

Sciatica: What You Need To Know

As many as 40% of people will have sciatica at some point in their life. There is a misconception when it comes to sciatica. People tend to believe that sciatica is a disorder, however, it is really a symptom of a disorder. Sciatica is usually caused by compression of the sciatic nerve. Sciatica Facts: Sciatica statistics estimate that 5 -...[ read more ]

Neck Pain Statistics

Did You Know... Anywhere from 16% to 75% of the population of countries around the world experience neck pain. Neck pain ranks in the top 5 disorders in the United States, with 10-20% of people reporting incidents of neck pain. Studies show neck pain impacts your physical, social and mental well-being. Common causes of neck pain include cervical dysfunction, muscle...[ read more ]

Neck Pain and Blair Chiropractic Technique

Are you suffering from neck pain? At one point or another, most people will experience neck pain. Neck pain has many different causes, but is one of the main reasons people will seek chiropractic treatment. For some, neck pain may be a weekly source of irritation. For others, it can be constant, severe, and debilitating. When neck pain begins to...[ read more ]

Long-Term Effects of Depression Medication

Do you worry about the effects of long-term use of antidepressants? Antidepressants, specifically Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs), are among the most commonly prescribed medication in the United States. These medications are often prescribed for long-term use, which leads to concerns about long-term side effects. In a 2016 study through the medical journal Patient Preference and Adherence, it was observed...[ read more ]

Depression Statistics

Did you know that... Depression in the United States... Affects over 18 million adults (1 in 10) in any given year Is the leading cause of disability in ages 15-44 Is the primary reason of why someone dies from suicide about every 12 minutes - over 41,000 people per year Depression in the Workplace... Causes 490 million disability days from...[ read more ]

Anxiety Statistics

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S. Anxiety disorders differ from normal feelings of nervousness or anxiousness because they involve excessive fear or worry, and typically cause uncontrolled reactions to normal circumstances. Anxiety disorders can interfere with job performance, school work, and relationships. Anxiety can produce both physical and emotional symptoms. People suffering from anxiety can...[ read more ]