Functional neurology and childhood brain disorders

More than one in seven children suffer from developmental disorders today. But this doesn’t mean change isn’t possible. The brain is enormously malleable, or plastic, and with the right input on a consistent basis using functional neurology, we often can improve brain function. Common brain development disorders today include: Attention deficit disorder (ADD) Attention deficit/hyperactivity…

Functional neurology versus conventional neurology

How does functional neurology differ from conventional neurology? Conventional neurology diagnoses neurological disorders that can be treated with pharmaceutical or surgery. Functional neurology, on the other hand, identifies a broader range of brain disorders and restores function through rehabilitation that either dampens or activates specific regions of the brain. A good example is migraines. Many…

Tremors aren’t always Parkinson’s — types of tremors

One of the biggest mistakes many people make is assuming a tremor signifies Parkinson’s disease. The truth is many different kinds of tremors exist for different reasons. You can distinguish between them by knowing some basic characteristics. Understanding the expression of the tremor Tremors can be grouped into three categories: action tremor, resting tremor, and…