Ideas for Healing

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20 Life-Changing Android Apps for People with Brain Injury

The BrainLine team sifted through many resources to collect this list of Android apps that could be useful to people with a brain injury — and their families and caregivers.

 

Acupuncture Makes Stride in Treatment of Brain Injuries, PTSD

Military field physicians are using the practice of acupuncture to treat cases of mild traumatic brain injuries (mild TBI), including concussions, and cases of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

 

Feed Your Body, Feed Your Mind: Nutritional Tips to Speed Recovery

A healthy diet during the recovery from a brain injury is highly beneficial. Scientists know that deficiencies in certain nutrients and chemicals can cause disruptions in brain functioning and the ability to think clearly.

 

Protein and Calories Can Help Lessen Effects of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Evidence from several studies of severely brain-injured patients shows that providing energy and protein to patients early reduces inflammation and improves their outcomes…

 

The Role of Mindfulness, Meditation, and Prayer After Brain Injury

The role of non-traditional treatments to help in recovery after brain injury is finding a more formal place in hospitals and rehabilitation centers. These treatments can include meditation, mindfulness, acupuncture, energy balance, biodfeedback, and craniosacral therapy…

 

Self-Administered Light Therapy May Improve Cognitive Function After Traumatic Brain Injury

At-home, daily application of light therapy via light-emitting diodes (LEDs) placed on the forehead and scalp led to improvements in cognitive function and post-traumatic stress disorder in patients with a traumatic brain injury (TBI)…

 

Yoga for Brain Injury

For people recovering from traumatic brain injury (TBI), concussion or head trauma, yoga offers gentle exercise with therapeutic benefits.