It seemed as if one day 13-year-old Heidi Fox could run like the wind and two weeks later she couldn’t. The cause was a rare condition called Chiari malformation.
Our brains are naturally wired toward healing. Sometimes, when a trauma occurs, this natural process is disrupted and healing is blocked. Learned how a technique known as EMDR has helped some people.
Find yourself forgetting more lately? Maybe what you need is a little exercise. Research shows that going for a brisk walk may help improve memory.
A new study suggests a link between eating a Mediterranean diet and brain shrinkage. We have some details in this blog post.
Getting old and possibly losing your memories is a frightening thought. I’m encouraged by research that shows our brains may be more resilient than we think.
Bobby Cochrane is a physical therapist who works with people who have post-concussion syndrome. Find out how physical therapy can help someone with a concussion.
Worried because you forget things? Why you left the room? Where you put your glasses? Whether you turned off the iron? A name? An appointment? Someone told me that as long as you realize you forgot something, you’re ok. It’s when you don’t even have a clue that you should start being concerned. So far, so good, but I […]
We lift weights, jog, swim, participate in marathons and triathlons — all kinds of ways to exercise our bodies and keep them strong and healthy. But what do we do to keep our brains physically fit? The daily crossword puzzle? It’s not enough. Doing the same type of puzzle every day is like going to the […]
I generally don’t believe in making resolutions. I can’t be trusted with them, never could. The day after I come up with one, I start to feel rebellious. That’s because I hate it when people try to tell me what to do — even me! But a resolution to work my brain is different. This […]