Brain Function

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Memory?

By Shauna Hahn Transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS, is an FDA-approved medical therapy for hard-to-treat depression and OCD, but did you know that it is really useful for memory problems following TBI, too? Let me explain how. TMS utilizes...

From the Editor

By Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief As I sat down to write this issue's "From the Editor" section, I took some time to reflect back on my own journey, and how my memory was so severely impacted by my injury. In...

A Brain That Went to War and Back

By Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief Andrew Marr was an athlete his entire life. Having played all-conference football in college, he was used to performing at a high level. "I was never classified as having a concussion, but I probably had...

Memory and TBI: The Brain is a Muscle

By James Heuer, PA After suffering a TBI it is common to experience trouble with your memory. Whether your TBI was moderate or severe, you will have difficulty  remembering things, finding the right words when speaking, and getting organized....

3 Ways to Support Memory

By Dr. Shane Steadman, DC, DACNB, DCBCN, CNS As we age, becoming forgetful and losing memory is a major fear for most people. When we watch family members and friends struggle with remembering events, names, and places, it can...

The Real Reason 2020 Wasn’t So Memorable

By Ed Roth “I’ve learned two important lessons in life. I can’t recall the first one, but the second one is that I need to start writing stuff down.” – Anonymous Your memory used to be like a steel...

Domestic Violence: Not Just a Mental Disorder

Domestic Violence: Not Just a Mental Disorder

Dr. Shane Steadman, DC, DACNB, DCBCN, CNS As the world around us is stressful with a pandemic and stay-at-home orders, the incidence of domestic violence (DV) has increased. An article titled, “Alarming trends in US domestic violence during the...

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