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Have you looked in the mirror lately?

Always tilting your head could signal a brain problem Do you find you can stay more focused and understand information better if you tilt your head to one side? Or perhaps you think you’re holding your head straight until a photographer asks you to straighten it. A persistent head tilt can be a sign of […]

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Functional Neurology Is What We Do, Baby

  Why functional neurology after a brain injury is vital If you sustain a brain injury, even a mild one, it’s important to be evaluated by a functional neurologist to prevent long term damage and symptoms. Functional neurology uses diagnostic testing that is more sensitive and thorough than normal and that customize rehabilitation based on […]

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Good Brain Health Can Prevent Suicide

Skyrocketing suicide rates: Brain-based prevention tips While death rates from cancer, heart disease and even homicide have gone down in the last 20 years, the suicide rate in the United States has risen sharply. Suicide is one of the 10 leading causes of death in the country, having jumped 80 percent between 1999 and 2014. […]

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I Whip My Neck Back and Forth (Whiplash Can Cause Dizziness)

  I know you have heard it before but it bears repeating; your brain is connected to everything. We all know it, but it’s easy to forget. The inner ear is very small but if it is not healthy it can cause major problems to your brain which affects the whole body. A simple thing […]

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Functional Neurology vs. Conventional Treatments

At SWBrainPC Functional Neurology is exactly what we utilize for treatment. This article greatly discloses multiple neurological symptoms people suffer from on a daily basis, as well as explaining in layman’s terms precisely what we use for diagnosing and treatment. We use functional neurological  exercises using your own body to rehabilitate your own brain.  No longer […]

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Rehabilitation of Multiple T.B.I’s in a Teenage Athlete

 Traumatic Brain Injuries are becoming a more widely discussed topic with professional athletes coming forward with their own personal struggles. Not to mention the movie “Concussion” recently released on the silver screen. Most of us love sports. Most of us are also aware that with a lot of sports comes the risk of injury; and […]

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Dizziness…A Symptom Not A Disease

Dizziness, the feeling of the world moving around you or even rocking on a boat are all symptoms of a more serious problem, i.e. vestibular dysfunction, that you might not be aware of going inside your brain. According to the Vestibular Disorder Association “approximately 69 million Americans have experienced some form of a vestibular dysfunction”. At Southwest […]

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Protocol Everyone Should Follow Post-Concussion

Follow a healthy brain protocol after a concussion Medical advice following a concussion is straightforward: Get plenty of rest, avoid stimulating the brain, and don’t return to regular activities until your brain can handle it. But a concussion is a much bigger deal than people realize, and there is plenty more you can do to […]

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