Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are the result of a trauma to the brain caused by external mechanical forces and are one of the leading causes of death and disability in young adults. An estimated 10 million people are affected each year in the US. Damage from a TBI can be in one area of the brain only or in multiple areas and symptoms can range from mild to severe depending on the extent of the damage to the brain. After the initial trauma, the brain experiences ongoing injury caused by edema, hypoxia, ischemia, release of excitotoxic neurotransmitters, etc.

Key factors with TBIs

  • Hypoxia
  • Damaged cerebral blood vessels
  • Edema
  • Ischemia

Complications from TBIs

  • Post-concussion syndrome
  • Anxiety  
  • Decreased concentration 
  • Depression  
  • Dizziness 
  • Fatigue 
  • Irritability 
  • Judgment problems 
  • Memory problems 
  • Sensitivity to noise 
  • Severe headaches 
  • Visual disturbances 

Our Approach to Traumatic Brain Injury

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy decreases inflammation, oxygenates the entire body, stimulates the growth of new healthy blood vessels, and releases stem cells, up to 800% more after twenty sessions! Research has shown that HBOT has helped improve cognitive function, memory, attention, motor skills, processing speed, cerebral perfusion, quality of life in patients with TBIs as well as a reduction in mortality rates. Improvement has been seen in patients years after a TBI, suggesting that there is not a critical period for treatment to be successful.

QEEG & Neurofeedback Therapy (NFB)

A Quantitative EEG shows us electrical activity of the brain. We will be able to see if inflammation is present, if there are any areas of hyper- or hypoactivity, and any areas of disconnect. Using this information, we can focus on the area(s) of the brain most affected and bring those areas back into balance using Neurofeedback Therapy.

Intensive Suit Therapy/Therasuit 

The TheraSuit is a soft, breathable, dynamic orthotic consisting of a vest, shorts, knee pads, and specially adapted shoes with hooks and elastic cords that help tell the body how it is supposed to move in space.  Combined with our daily intensive program, Suit Therapy can accelerate the development of new motor skills that strengthen muscles and teach the brain and body how to sit, stand, and walk.

Our Approach to Traumatic Brain Injury

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy decreases inflammation, oxygenates the entire body, stimulates the growth of new healthy blood vessels, and releases stem cells, up to 800% more after twenty sessions! Research has shown that HBOT has helped improve cognitive function, memory, attention, motor skills, processing speed, cerebral perfusion, quality of life in patients with TBIs as well as a reduction in mortality rates. Improvement has been seen in patients years after a TBI, suggesting that there is not a critical period for treatment to be successful.

QEEG & Neurofeedback Therapy (NFB)

A Quantitative EEG shows us electrical activity of the brain. We will be able to see if inflammation is present, if there are any areas of hyper- or hypoactivity, and any areas of disconnect. Using this information, we can focus on the area(s) of the brain most affected and bring those areas back into balance using Neurofeedback Therapy.

Intensive Suit Therapy/Therasuit 

The TheraSuit is a soft, breathable, dynamic orthotic consisting of a vest, shorts, knee pads, and specially adapted shoes with hooks and elastic cords that help tell the body how it is supposed to move in space.  Combined with our daily intensive program, Suit Therapy can accelerate the development of new motor skills that strengthen muscles and teach the brain and body how to sit, stand, and walk.

What is a Discovery Session, and why do I need one?

The purpose of the Discovery Session is for one of our team members to better understand your situation and what your journey has been like so far. From there, our team member can discuss COMPASS in more detail and how it can help give you success in your next states of meaningful employment.

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