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Most Team Sports Carry a Risk of Concussion

Injuries that require some form of concussion treatment can occur in a wide variety of sports. They are most seen in “collision sports” like (American) football, ice hockey, and martial arts, where hard physical contact is part of the game. However, concussions in sports like baseball and basketball can also occur. Even sports like volleyball and tennis have risks of accidental collisions that can lead to concussions. All of these sports have fairly strict concussion protocols to assess when a player may need concussion treatment.

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Concussion Treatment May Be Critical to an Athlete’s Long-Term Health

Most concussions are rather mild and allow for complete concussion recovery with proper concussion treatment. Concussion recovery time varies, but doesn’t usually last more than 10 days. However, in some cases concussion can lead to concussion syndrome. Health risks range from persistent headaches to memory loss to brain swelling. The severity of concussion syndrome is not related to the severity of the concussion, but the concussion protocols taken. Even a mild concussion can cause major problems when proper concussion treatment is not followed. For example, second impact syndrome, a second concussion that occurs soon after an initial concussion, can lead to fatal long-term damage. In addition, an athlete who sustains a concussion is also at risk of developing post concussion syndrome, which is characterized by persistent symptoms such as headache, attention deficits, irritability, and changes in mood. NeuroSport’s neurocognitive baseline testing can help your physician, coach, and trainer set up  proper concussion protocols. To lessen these symptoms or avoid them entirely, prompt and effective concussion treatment is critical.

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How Neurosport’s High Performance Neurofeedback Therapy Aids in Concussion Treatment

The First Step in Concussion Treatment Is Brain Mapping

NeuroSports neurofeedback therapy for concussion treatment begins with brain mapping.  The term “brain mapping” may sound a little scary, but it is a fast, painless and completely non-invasive procedure. In the brain mapping stage of neurofeedback therapy, we utilize an advanced neurological technology called a QEEG, which produces a brain map. To create the map, we place a cap containing sensors that measure brainwave frequencies. This allows us to quantify the power, amount, distribution and ratio of various brain waves and chart them. Careful, scientific measurement of brain activity is extraordinarily important to clear an athlete for “return-to-play” after their concussion treatment.

Concussion Treatment: Neurofeedback at Work

High performance neurofeedback therapy can play a critical role in concussion treatment and reduce concussion recovery time. Whenever a concussion or other form of traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs, the brain’s neurological pathways can become “stuck” in negative patterns. With neurofeedback therapy,  a tiny electronic signal (less than you’d get from holding a AA battery) is sent to the brain. This signal allows the “stuck” brainwaves to reset themselves, similar to rebooting a computer. This reset allows the brain to create new, more effective patterns. High performance neurofeedback therapy is a completely painless and non-invasive form of concussion treatment.

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Neurosport’s High Performance Neurofeedback Therapy Is for More Than Concussion Treatment

The Same Principles That Apply to Concussion Treatment Apply to Many Other Neurological Conditions.

NeuroSport™ High performance neurofeedback therapy  goes far beyond just concussion treatment. HPN treats all different types of modalities and can help improve symptoms associated with brain injuries both traumatic, and non-traumatic.  “Intractable” brain-based childhood problems may also be ameliorated with HPN.  Some issues and symptoms that can be helped with neurofeedback therapy include:

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  • learning disabilities
  • explosive anger and seizures
  • uncontrolled epilepsy
  • PTSD
  • ADD/ADHD
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • bipolar disorder
  • autistic spectrum
  • cerebral palsy
  • autism
  • asthma
  • bell’s palsy
  • acquired brain injury
  • chronic pain
  • fibromyalgia
  • hypertension
  • immune function
  • motion sickness
  • diabetes mellitus
  • alcoholism
  • drug abuse
  • suicidal behavior
  • obsessive compulsive disorder
  • sleep disorders
  • migraines
  • motion sickness
  • multiple sclerosis
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You Don’t Need to Be in Concussion Treatment to Benefit From Neurofeedback

Neurosport™ Neurofeedback Therapy Can Help a Perfectly Healthy Brain Function Even Better:

Optimal brain function should be a main concern to all aspiring athletes. The better a person’s brain functions, the better the person functions overall! Neurofeedback therapy assists in improving brain function, which in turn improves an athlete’s ability to perform at their best.

NeuroSport™ High performance neurofeedback therapy provides athletes the opportunities to enhance their sport’s performance. There are several areas in which neurofeedback holds promise in sports:

  • enhancement of concentration/attention
  • reduction of anxiety
  • improving control over emotions
  • slows cognitive decline
  • improves sleep
  • improving physical balance

Different sports place different demands on the brain. Increasingly sophisticated research has begun delineating brainwave patterns associated with various types of peak performance. By getting a brain mapping done and beginning Neurosport’s neurofeedback therapy, you will find yourself on the cutting edge of performance improvement. And you don’t need to be getting concussion treatment to do it!

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Contact NeuroSport™ at (954) 949-2345 for a FREE concussion testing consultation. Our highly experienced team and board-certified neurologists will guide you through the “return-to-play” concussion baseline testing and our concussion protocol. All NeuroSport™ concussion tests are covered by insurance