What is Neurofeedback Program
Neurofeedback is a noninvasive program where the equipment measures your brain activity and compares it to the "normal" brain activity which was obtained from the research of thousands of brain activity maps from people with and without symptoms. Brain waves are measured by a computerized system called an electroencephalograph. The information is transfer from the leads placed on your head to a computer which translates your brain activity into a video display. For example, people with ADHD symptoms can have excessive slow wave activity in the frontal lobe, which indicates reduced frontal lobe activity. The neurofeedback system gives signals to the brain to enhance the frontal lobe activity by suppressing the slow wave activity and increasing the faster (higher) frequencies. This trains the brain to function in a more balanced and healthy way.
Our unique system has additional stimulation for patients with Dyslexia and other visio-motor problems, utilizing neurofeedback for learning disabilities of all types. We offer neurofeedback for learning disabilities, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorders.
Conditions that can benefit from this treatment
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
- Chronic pain
- Closed head injuries
- Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Effect
- Headaches and Migraines
- Learning Disorders
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
- Pain management
- Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
- Reactive Attachment Disorder
- Reading Skills
- Seizure Disorders
- Sleep Disorders
- Tourette Syndrome
It can be used to increase concentration, memory, improve focus, cognitive abilities. In addition, it can improve performance in school and sports.
The Neurofeedback equipment can be use by itself or in combination with other treatments offered in WIN to increase rate of healing. The physician will offer different options of treatment to improve the speed of recovering depending on the condition and severity.
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