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Brain Injuries, Degenerative & Neurological Diseases 6pm
March 31, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDTFree
Learn what you can do to help your brain!
This discussion is for anyone dealing with deficits from stroke, TBI, concussion, injury due to chemicals, medications, recreational drugs, alcoholism or diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Dementia, Multiple Sclerosis, ALS or disorders such as seizures or tremors.
Presenter: Van Harding, an acupuncturist, stroke survivor and founder of Tahoe Neuro Healing, reveals the complex nature of the brain’s function and the natural and non-invasive therapies for healing and restoration of function. The presentation includes visual graphics, video, tour of clinic and a follow-up Q & A for those attending in person.
Duration: 45 min Presentation & 45 min Q & A
The Web of Brain Healing
Healing the brain engages a complex web of biological and physiological processes which are interdependent – hence when one is not working it will negatively affect the others. What further complicates the web is the brain’s interdependence of different areas/regions for proper function. The good news is that research has provided us with enough understanding that we can effectively apply natural therapies to facilitate the brain’s healing. We’ll discuss the web, its nine realms of healing and what you can to help!
A New Era for Brain Healing
Today, we understand that the brain is not a fixed structure that when damaged cannot be fixed; today we understand that the brain is plastic – it can change – grow new neurons, reestablish lost connection and even move functioning from one area to another to restore performance, which is known as neuroplasticity. To accomplish this healing and retraining, many natural therapies such as acupuncture, nutrition and computerized neuro-training are proving themselves as the remedies the brain needs. Patients no longer are limited to current conventional treatment with only drugs, surgery and the therapies of physical, occupational and speech/language.