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Adaptive Resistance Exercise for Athletes Apr 1st, 2021

Most athletes would welcome the opportunity to work out less and see quicker results. With adaptive resistance exercise (ARX), you can do just that. ARX does more than just increase your muscle mass and strength. It allows for more effective workouts that result in fewer injuries. Each workout can even...

Vision Training: What to Expect Mar 1st, 2021

Of your five senses, vision is the one you rely on most. About 80% of your learning, cognition, and perception is based on what you visually process.  Vision isn’t just about what you see. It’s also about cognitive skills like depth perception, hand-eye coordination, spatial relation, concentration, and balance. That...

Beyond Inattention: Lesser-Known Signs of ADHD Feb 15th, 2021

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is often marked by disorganization, forgetfulness, distraction, and difficulty focusing. While these symptoms of inattentive ADHD are often the most recognizable, there are many other signs of ADHD you may not even be aware of. You may chalk up many of these signs to symptoms...

Ditch the Drugs: Learn How to Manage Anxiety with Neurofeedback Training Jan 5th, 2021

It’s normal to feel anxious on occasion. But when anxiety becomes all-consuming and starts affecting your behaviors and routines, you need to find some relief.  For many, that relief comes in the form of anti-anxiety medication that helps alleviate symptoms of anxiety. But while it may be a common option...

How Our Executive Function Training Helps Students with Dyslexia Dec 2nd, 2020

Dyslexia is often associated with having trouble reading, but it can also impact executive functioning. People with dyslexia may have trouble synthesizing information, prioritizing tasks, maintaining their attention, and taking on increasing responsibilities.  Studies have shown a strong connection between dyslexia symptoms and issues with short-term memory and executive functioning...

Learn How to Treat Your Focus Problems Nov 2nd, 2020

It’s normal sometimes to feel distracted, stressed, and overwhelmed enough that you can’t focus on the task at hand. But when focus problems impact your ability to get daily tasks and work accomplished, it might be helpful to seek treatment.  At Abbey Neurodynamic Center, our team of neurologists uses a...

4 Types of Movement Technology Oct 5th, 2020

When you’re an athlete, strength and endurance are key to succeeding in your sport. You may spend a lot of time training your body to work harder, go faster, and recover more quickly. But despite your hard work and persistence, you may not be at the level of performance you...

How Executive Function Training Improves Your Cognitive Function Sep 6th, 2020

It’s easy to be concerned when your child has issues with reading comprehension, completing tasks, problem solving, and/or focusing. Whether it’s because of a learning disability or cognitive impairment, you may struggle to get your child to pay attention in school, complete their homework, or even express their emotions.  The...

8 Symptoms of a Concussion Aug 17th, 2020

There’s a good chance at some point in your life you’ve hit your head and wondered if you had a concussion. While you may equate concussions with falling on the floor unconscious and a huge lump on your head, the signs of a head injury aren’t always so obvious.  Concussions...

Learn the Many Benefits of Mindfulness: We Offer Training You Can Do at Home Jul 21st, 2020

Your mind and body are intricately connected. When you learn to relax your mind and focus on the present moment, your body can maintain a better state of health. Practicing mindfulness is one way to strengthen your mind-body connection and enhance your overall wellbeing. Our experienced neurology team at Abbey...

Biofeedback Training Offers Proven Results: Learn How without Leaving Home Jun 30th, 2020

When you experience a stressful situation, you may feel your body tense up, your heart palpitate, and your anxiety levels rise. These reactions are often so automatic, you may not even realize they’re happening — and you may not know how to stop them. Through biofeedback training, you can strengthen...

Can You or Someone You Love Benefit from Biofeedback? Jun 4th, 2020

If you could control your physical response to stressful situations, would you do it? Biofeedback therapy seeks to put this power under your control, a skill that improves your mental and emotional health by limiting the negative physical effects of stress on your body. Abbey Neuropsychology Clinic specializes in biofeedback...

Get Psychotherapy Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic Via our Telehealth Service Apr 15th, 2020

When you’re battling anxiety, depression, or other stressful feelings, it’s easy to withdraw and isolate. Add in the current COVID-19 orders to hunker down and stay home, and it’s tempting to crawl under the covers and hide for weeks. But that will only exacerbate these problems.  Instead, reach out for...

What is Light Therapy and How Can it Improve My Health? Mar 20th, 2020

There’s a reason why many people follow the sun, and it’s more than just the warmth and the healthy glow on your skin. In the era before technology provided people with light on-demand, circadian rhythms developed around the ever-changing day/night cycle. Fewer buildings and no automobiles meant less time spent...

5 Advanced Sports Training Techniques to Improve Your Child's Athletic Performance Feb 26th, 2020

Sports participation is an important part of many children’s lives. There are those who are driven to excel from an early age, and there are those who simply want to do the best that they can for the personal satisfaction their skills bring them. Either one is good, as long...

Can a Single Concussion Lead to Lasting Brain Damage? Jan 9th, 2020

While concussions are medically described as “mild” brain injuries, each injury is potentially serious. There’s no single timetable for recovery, just as there is no single list of symptoms. About two to three million concussions related to sports and recreation occur every year, and as many as 50% of these...

5 Ways Vision Training May Benefit You Dec 29th, 2019

Vision training, also called vision therapy, involves exercises that improve your balance, depth perception, hand-eye coordination, and other functions that involve your vision and brain working together. Some people think of it as physical therapy for the eyes and brain. How does it work? Our trained experts at Abbey Neurodynamic...

How Neurofeedback Treats ADHD, PTSD, and Other Conditions Nov 23rd, 2019

As the mediator of your thoughts and actions, your brain allows you to make sense of and respond to the world around you. When the neuron-driven systems that regulate your brain are synchronized and in balance, you’re more likely to feel centered and in control.   But when any element of...