1. Don’t Believe These Myths About Concussions

    As we illustrated in a previous blog post, our understanding and treatment of concussions has changed quite a bit over the past years. Despite the increase of attention paid and research conducted, there are still many myths and misconceptions commonly held by the public. Review these three common myths about concussions so you can better understand your situation should you suffer one yourself. 3…Read More

  2. Dealing with Concussions

    A concussion is a traumatic injury that occurs to the brain inside of the skull, when it is impacted by a sufficient amount of force. The living brain is a soft, and almost “Jell-O-like substance” surrounded by fluid. A concussion can be caused by the brain bouncing off the skull, creating an injury to individual lobes of the brain. The pathways of the brain can be effected, due to these circu…Read More

  3. What is GyroStim?

    What is GyroStim, and how can it help you? NeuraPerformance is one of the few offices in the country that uses GyroStim therapy on a daily basis. The GyroStim is a multi-axis rotating chair that allows for a patient or client to be seated comfortably in the machine and securely fastened inside. The machine goes through pitch axis (somersault) and yaw (spin) movements. The GyroStim allows for vesti…Read More

  4. Five ways concussion awareness has changed over time

    Five ways concussion awareness has changed over time:   Then A player took a hard hit and got their bell rung. The coach would ask them what day it was, check their pupils, and ask them if they knew the score. If the eyes looked good and they answered the questions correctly, the player was sent back into the game. Now Players are pulled out of the game if a concussion is suspected and they a…Read More

  5. Train your BRAIN, change your LIFE

    If you haven't read the book, Change Your Brain Change Your Life, I would highly recommend it. Here at the NeuraPerformance Brain Center this is exactly what we help our clients facilitate. People come into our facility with a laundry list of issues and disorders. From insomnia, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, moodiness, headaches... we have seen it all. Through a specific and tailore…Read More

  6. Neurofeedback: cutting edge treatment for concussions

    A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head that can change brain function. The Center for Disease Control (CDC), reports that the amount of reported concussions in athletes has doubled in the past 10 years. The American Academy of Pediatrics has reported that ER visits in eight to thirteen year olds has doubled in the past ten years and concus…Read More

  7. Neurofeedback for Sleep

    Neurofeedback and Sleep Sleep is important for the repair and restoration process that maintains a healthy functioning mind and body. Neurofeedback helps the Central Nervous System (CNS) to release old and unhelpful patterns. This allows sleep to normalize. When sleep normalizes, memory works better, energy increases, and "brain fog" decreases. You hav…Read More

  8. Nicole Hensley beats Russia

    NeuraPerformance is so excited to congratulate our Nicole Hensley, the ice hockey goalie for the USA Women’s National Team.  USA beat Russia 8-0 tonight with Nicole posting a shutout.  She has been coming to NeuraPerformance for brain training to improve her sports performance as a goalie utilizing our Gyrostim and Dynavision.  Nichole utilized the Gyrostim to slow the game down.  The abilit…Read More

  9. Concussion Signs and Symptoms

    Concussion Signs and Symptoms If any of your athletes, teens, or adults show one or more of these signs and symptoms listed below or if they just don’t feel right after a blow, jolt, or impact to the head, they could possibly have a concussion or brain injury. Observed Concussion signs: Answers questions slowly Unable to follow instructions Unsure of score, opponent, or time of game Loses consci…Read More

  10. Advantages of GyroStim

    Gyrostim Neuraperformance Brain Center is one of 20 locations worldwide that can boast of owning a GyroStim.  The GyroStim is a state of the art, computer-controlled, multi-axis rotating chair.  It looks like it belongs in NASA as an aid in training astronauts and when strapped in, it feels like you are sitting in a F16 seat.  The Gyrostim spins you upside down, backwards and sideways. The Air …Read More