Tips for keeping our brains healthy as we age
Research shows that moderate physical exercise is important for brain function, as it increases oxygen supply to the brain as well as promotes the production of new neurons (brain cells).
Concussion treatment for persistent symptoms
A concussion can occur as a result of a hit to the head, or forces causing a sudden jolt to the head such as whiplash or blow to the body. Loss of consciousness is not necessary for a concussion to occur. In fact, only 10% of individuals who sustain a concussion lose consciousness.
What is Vestibular Rehabilitation?
Vestibular Rehabilitation is a specialized form of therapy that focuses on addressing the primary and secondary problems resulting from vestibular disorders. It is primarily an exercise-based rehabilitation program that addresses symptoms associated with vestibular disorders, such as vertigo, dizziness, imbalance, and visual disturbances.
What is the Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex (VOR)?
The Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex (VOR) is a reflex that produces compensatory eye movements in response to head movement. The eye movements are equal in amplitude and speed to the head movement but in the opposite direction. The goal of this reflex is to ensure a stable gaze during head movements to minimize the blurring of visual targets perceived in the environment.
Video therapy: Help during the shifting landscape of COVID-19
Thanks to teletherapy, you can now get the help that you need from Toronto Brain Health. Whether you are in the GTA or in Northern Ontario you can access psychological services from the convenience of your home or wherever you have an internet connection.