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Nutritional Additions to Aid Healing in a Damaged Brain

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can have severe and long-lasting effects on a person’s physical, cognitive, and emotional well-being. While medical interventions play a vital role in the recovery process, nutrition can also significantly contribute to healing the damaged brain. This article aims to provide information about nutritional additions that assist in brain healing. By […]

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Dietary Changes to Improve Brain Health and Prevent Cognitive Decline

The Impact of Sugar on the Brain Sugar is one of the most commonly consumed substances in the modern diet, and it can have a significant impact on brain health. When we consume sugar, it is quickly digested and absorbed into the bloodstream, leading to a rapid increase in blood sugar levels. This can trigger […]

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Healing Nutrients and The role of Nutrition in Brain Injury recovery

The impact of TBI on the brain can be devastating, and the road to recovery can be long and difficult. However, nutritional additions can assist in the healing process of a damaged brain. When reviewing the top nutrients and how they can be effective keep in mind it is essential to consult a healthcare professional […]

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Traumatic Brain Injury: Why am I so Tired ?

 

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Brain Injury Podcast : Life Rewired … Reviewed

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Review: “Life Rewired” is a truly inspiring and invaluable podcast hosted by Rob Baugh and Ashley, both of whom bring a wealth of personal experience and passion to their discussions on brain injuries. As a brain injury survivor myself, I’ve found immense comfort and motivation from this podcast, and it has become an […]

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for the Management of Mild and Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury: A Single-Center Experience

Sharing an article from the August 2023 issue of World Neurosurgery about the effectiveness of HBOT for mild/moderate TBI. The results were based on a small group of patients, but the conclusions were clear, HBOT is a safe and effective modality for managing long-term conditions due to TBI.The live link below is for National Library […]

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Best Neuro Physical Therapy at REHAB HQ – watch .. Rehab on YouTube

Best Neuro Physical Therapy at REHAB HQ , watch video rehab free, join online at https://www.youtube.com/@rehabhqofficial

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Braddom’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 6th Edition Reviewed

Product Review: Braddom’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – A Comprehensive Resource for PM&R Professionals I recently purchased Braddom’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 6th Edition, and I must say that it has exceeded my expectations in every way. I have found this book to be an invaluable resource for health professionals and affected individuals that provides […]

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Griesbach et al., 2004 traumatic brain injury exercise

According to the article by Griesbach et al., 20041, voluntary exercise after traumatic brain injury (TBI) can have beneficial effects on cognitive function and neural plasticity. The authors used a rat model of TBI and found that exercise increased the expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), a molecule that enhances synaptic plasticity, in the hippocampus, […]

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Support for Concussions or post-concussion syndrome

There are many online support groups for people who have had concussions or post-concussion syndrome. These groups can offer emotional support, information, and advice from others who have gone through similar experiences. Some of the online support groups that I found are: Post Concussion Syndrome Support Group: This is a Facebook group with over 10,000 […]

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Empowering Stroke and Brain Injury Rehabilitation: Motivation and Positive Thinking as Key Catalysts

Recovering from a stroke or brain injury can be a challenging journey, both mentally and physically. However, maintaining a high level of motivation and cultivating a positive mindset can play a crucial role in the healing, recovery, and rehabilitation process. Understanding the Impact of Motivation and Positive Thinking: Motivation serves as the driving force behind […]

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Overcoming Mobility Challenges: Assistive Technology for College Students with Hemiparesis with Resources to Help from Government , Social Media, Volunteer Groups

College life can be challenging for any student, but those with hemiparesis face unique obstacles when it comes to mobility and academic success. Hemiparesis is a condition that affects the strength and movement on one side of the body due to damage to the brain or nervous system. This can make simple tasks such as […]

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Inspiring motivating to keep rehab exercise everyday year after year

IHaving a TBI decades ago I have learned the value of rehabilitation and exercising in the pool and in the gym, however I’ve also learned that taking a couple weeks off or even a weekend for some reason can be detrimental to your overall health and things just get worse so. So I continue day […]

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Rebuilding Intimacy after Brain Injury: Tips and Strategies for Individuals and their Partners

A brain injury can have a significant impact on one’s sex life and intimate relationship with their partner. It can lead to physical, cognitive, and emotional changes that can affect sexual desire, arousal, and functioning. But it doesn’t mean that intimacy and sex have to disappear completely from one’s life after a brain injury. With some effort, […]

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New Research in Brain Healing after TBI: Understanding , Revolutionary Breakthroughs , How to Be Helped, Next Steps

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a severe condition that affects millions of people worldwide every year. It can occur due to various reasons such as accidents, falls, sports injuries, and assaults. TBI can lead to severe consequences ranging from temporary or permanent disabilities to cognitive, emotional, and behavioral disorders. The brain is a complex organ, and it […]

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Safety Reminders in Social Interactions: A Guide for Individuals Living Alone with Cognitive Impairment

Living alone with cognitive impairment can be challenging, especially when it comes to social interactions. Socializing is an essential aspect of human life, but it can also pose risks for individuals with cognitive impairment, including traumatic brain injury (TBI) survivors or stroke survivors. That is why it is crucial to have safety reminders in place […]

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Traumatic Brain Injury and Cognitive Decline: Understanding the Neuropsychological Perspective and Treatment Options

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common and devastating condition that affects millions of people worldwide. This injury can cause significant cognitive, emotional, and behavioral deficits that can have a profound impact on a person’s quality of life. Cognitive decline is a common consequence of TBI, and it can manifest in a variety of ways, […]

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The BEST exercises to STOP falling backward from Rehab HQ

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I Love Journaling After Brain Injury – So Many Benefits for Us

I love journaling (I’ve had a severe tbi and 2 mTBis in the past 38 yrs and with some cognitive impairment) , Journaling can help improve memory function by allowing the brain injury survivor to document important events, interactions, and feelings. It can serve as a memory aid, helping them to remember important details that […]

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Communication After Brain Injury: Overcoming Challenges and Finding Support

Brain injury can have a profound impact on communication abilities, affecting speech, language, cognition, and social skills. Communication difficulties can range from mild to severe, and can vary depending on the type, severity, and location of the injury. For medical doctors, understanding the nature and extent of communication deficits is essential for accurate diagnosis, treatment […]

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Financial Resources Grants and Government Programs Available for TBI Survivors and Caregivers, The Process with Importance of Care

Importance of Financial Resources for TBI Care TBI can have a significant impact on an individual’s ability to work and earn a living. In some cases, individuals with TBI may require long-term care and support, including rehabilitation, medication, and therapy. These services can be expensive and may not be covered by insurance. Financial resources are […]

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ADHD after TBI: Understanding the Relationship and Management Strategies

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) are two distinct conditions, but they often coexist, especially in individuals with TBI. ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity, while TBI results from a blow or jolt to the head that disrupts normal brain function. The co-occurrence of […]

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