Question: What is Functional Neurology?
Answer: The cause of many disorders that trouble today's society are based in brain function. The good news is that the brain can adapt, change and heal. A functional chiropractic neurologist can help determine if your problem is beign caused by a specific imbalance in the brain. Functional neurolgy utilizes specific sensory stimulation to incrase the function of the nervous system. Depending upon the disorder, treatment stimuli may include brain exercise, nutrition, auditory, light, muscle, balance, taste and other sensory therapy and techniques designed specifically to rehabilitate the brain.
Recent research has shown that the brain can adapt and improve. The term used to describe the remarkable ability of the brain to rewire itself and improve its funciton is "neuro-plasticity". Many patients come to our office after a variety of specialists have been unable to find cause or cure for their particular complaint. Brain based treatment by a functional chiroparctic neuorologist utilizes modalities unnkown or applied by other traditional practitioners. This integrative treatment has a goal of restoring normal function rather than symptom suppression or chemical compensation.
Problems addressed by functional neurologists can include: