Brain Support & Resources

Before exploring further, always consult with your primary care physician regarding your concussion healing process and available treatment options.

Understanding that each concussion is significant, unique, and potentially complex is crucial. The injury mechanism can affect various parts of the body beyond the brain, such as the cervical spine, inner ear, and eyes. In many cases, a multidisciplinary treatment approach proves most effective. While some individuals may experience minor symptoms that resolve quickly, others may endure lingering symptoms for weeks, months, or even years. Healing from post-concussion syndrome often involves a process of trial and error until the most beneficial treatment is identified. Every individual embarks on a distinct journey toward concussion recovery.

We welcome any questions you may have or insights into additional treatments you’ve found beneficial. Our aim is to offer support and assistance along your healing path.

Disclaimer: The medical information provided on this website serves as an informational resource and should not be used for diagnostic or treatment purposes. It does not establish a patient-physician relationship and should not substitute professional diagnosis and treatment.


Research has demonstrated the effectiveness of acupuncture in enhancing short-term outcomes and managing symptoms during the initial year following an injury. A longitudinal cohort study has investigated its efficacy across the full diagnostic spectrum of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).


Discover the potential of biofeedback-assisted self-regulation training as an effective remedy for post-concussion headaches. Biofeedback entails utilizing sensitive instruments to measure physical responses within the body and providing real-time feedback to empower you to modify these responses. Visual feedback displayed on a computer screen or auditory feedback can aid in enhancing your body’s regulation mechanisms.

Cranial Facial Release

Cranial Facial Release (CFR) is an innovative endo-nasal cranial technique known for its efficacy in treating a range of neurological and structural disorders. This brief yet powerful application takes only a few minutes to administer and yields significant results. CFR targets the sympathetic nervous system, which governs our innate fight or flight response, providing holistic support for overall well-being.

Craniopathy Technique

Chiropractic Craniopathy zeroes in on the subtle yet critical movements within the skull bones. When distortions arise, they not only impact blood flow but also the flow of CSF (cerebrospinal fluid), crucial for optimal brain and nervous system function. By addressing these distortions, this technique alleviates stress on the brain, facilitating the restoration of normal CSF flow.

Craniosacral Therapy

Craniosacral therapy, derived from osteopathy, is a gentle and non-invasive hands-on healing technique. It centers around the rhythmic pulse flowing throughout the body, emphasizing the musculoskeletal system’s crucial role in promoting overall health and wellness.

Energy Therapy

Energy therapy encompasses the gentle practice of clearing cellular memory within the human energy field, fostering health, balance, and relaxation. Rooted in the interconnectedness of the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects of our existence, energy therapy draws from various holistic healing traditions.

Essential Oils / Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy, also known as essential oil therapy, is a holistic healing approach that involves harnessing naturally extracted aromatic essences from plants. It aims to balance, harmonize, and promote the health of the body, mind, and spirit by integrating physiological, psychological, and spiritual processes. This ancient practice seeks to enhance the individual’s innate healing abilities, offering a comprehensive approach to well-being.

Feldenkrais Method (Functional Integration)

The Feldenkrais Method is tailored to aid individuals facing limitations in movement, whether due to injuries, chronic pain, or neurological issues. Participants often observe enhancements in flexibility, coordination, and reductions in pain and muscle tension. These improvements can extend beyond physical changes, positively impacting various aspects of life.

While sessions may alleviate pain, stiffness, and fatigue, the resulting increased ease of movement and higher energy levels can also foster relaxation and alleviate stress. Consequently, individuals dealing with anxiety or stress-related conditions may find relief through this physical approach to treatment.

Functional Neurology

Functional Neurology, rooted in the chiropractic neurology specialty, is a brain-based therapy that focuses on optimizing the performance of the brain and central nervous system. Through a comprehensive understanding of human nervous system physiology, tailored therapies are designed to enhance brain function.

Holistic & Herbal Supplements

High grade fish oil, Arnica, Skullcap, Turmeric, Lion’s Mane, Archangel Chamuel Essence, Bach Flower Remedies. A quick online search for each of these supplements offers more in depth information.

Hyperbaric Therapy

Through years of clinical trials, hyperbaric therapy has emerged as an effective treatment option for complications related to Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Oxygen, a well-known natural wound healer with centuries of medical use, serves as a key component in hyperbaric therapy.


In the aftermath of a concussion, individuals may experience stuck brain wave patterns, leading to impaired thinking and processing. Neurofeedback training offers a pathway to re-establishing healthy brain wave activity. Regardless of initial function or dysfunction, every brain has the potential to learn self-regulation and attain optimal functioning through this training.


A neurologist contributes valuable insights within an interdisciplinary care approach aimed at managing the array of symptoms that may arise, encompassing physical, cognitive, and emotional aspects.


Neuropsychological assessments are designed to assess an individual’s neurocognitive abilities, offering insight into how the brain functions and behaves. By pinpointing areas of dysfunction within the brain, these evaluations provide crucial information for guiding the recovery process and tailoring appropriate treatment strategies.

NUCCA / Upper Cervical Chiropractor

The NUCCA (pronounced “new-ka”) procedure involves a targeted realignment of the craniocervical junction using precise image guidance. NUCCA recognizes the crucial connection between the upper cervical spine (neck) and the central nervous system, including brain stem function. Misalignment of the top vertebra of the spine, known as the Atlas, can lead to stress, tension, and pressure on the entire nervous system, impacting various bodily functions from breathing to digestion and circulation.

Through a gentle yet precise technique, a NUCCA chiropractor ensures proper alignment of the Atlas, straightening and balancing the spine, and centering the head over the neck. This restoration of balance in the body facilitates efficient communication within the nervous system, alleviating stress, pain, and discomfort. This, in turn, promotes healing and optimal bodily function

Nutrition / Anti-inflammatory diet

As the most nutrient-dependent, energy-dependent, and stress-vulnerable organ in the body, the brain requires immediate access to the right nutrients following a concussion. This ensures sustained energy levels and minimizes stress, crucial for a swift recovery without lingering symptoms.

Occupational Therapy

Life comprises meaningful everyday activities, or occupations, ranging from walking the dog to cooking, gardening, painting, doing laundry, or playing games. Occupations define us and reflect our self-perception, adding depth and significance to our lives.

In instances where injury, illness, disability, or environmental factors impede our ability to engage in these daily activities, occupational therapists step in to find solutions. Occupational therapy not only addresses challenges but also prevents disability and illness, enriching our participation in community and life at large. Through occupational therapy, we are empowered to fully engage in the occupation of living.

Pharmacologic Interventions

Pharmacological therapy, a form of medical treatment, encompasses the use of various medications. Many of these drugs are prescribed specifically to alleviate chronic headaches.

Physical Therapy

If your symptoms persist beyond a reasonable timeframe or if your doctor identifies associated symptoms that could benefit from intervention, physical therapy might be recommended. Physical therapy plays a crucial role in multidisciplinary concussion care, as licensed physical therapists (PTs) employ evidence-based treatment and rehabilitation techniques to effectively manage concussion injuries.

Speech-Language Therapy

Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) play a vital role in addressing concussion symptoms by evaluating and treating cognitive-communication deficits, including attention, memory, language, and executive functioning skills. Additionally, SLPs offer comprehensive education on concussion and mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), aiding patients in symptom management as they transition back to their daily routines, such as school and work.

Sport Medicine / Concussion Clinic

A sports concussion clinic offers care tailored to individuals who may have sustained a concussion during sports activities, providing either evidence-based treatment, holistic approaches, or a blend of both.

Vestibular Therapy

A vestibular physical therapist is a specialized professional within the field of physical therapy who focuses on treating balance and dizziness issues. They specialize in addressing the vestibular system, which plays a crucial role in maintaining the body’s sense of equilibrium or balance.

Vision Therapy

Vision therapy has proven effectiveness in alleviating various post-concussion symptoms related to vision issues. Expert optometrists with specialized training can identify problems like eye-teaming, focusing, and visual tracking and tailor individualized vision therapy plans accordingly. This therapy aims to retrain the visual system, effectively mitigating the visual symptoms often associated with post-concussion syndrome.


Following physical trauma, there’s a notable disconnect between the body and mind, affecting the nervous system and disrupting the body’s natural patterns of breath, movement, and mental well-being. Yoga, derived from the Sanskrit word meaning “to yoke” or “to unite,” aims to harmonize the body, mind, and spirit. Engaging in gentle yoga practices can yield cognitive, physical, and emotional benefits for individuals on the path to healing from a concussion.

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