The presentation of the subject matter could easily have become a boring slog fest, but it was actually a pleasure to read I felt I was learning something new with each turn of the page Written clearly and intelligently, but with the layman in mind as you might hope For me, this book is the most interesting read on the brain, how it works, how to get the most out of this fascinating piece of hardware, and finally, what to do when things go wrong, since Norman Doidge gave us The Brain That Changes Itself.
The Concussion repair Manual is a MUST have for those who have sustained a TBI and their families, and highly recommended for anybody who has even a passing interest in the working of the brain, or health and well being in general.
The Brain That Changes Itself Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science the book has really good information in it.
Concussion The Biggest Name In Today S High Impact Sports As And High Profile Athletes Come Forward To Share Their Stories Of Invisible Suffering After Head Injuries, We As A Culture Are Finally Acknowledging This Silent Epidemic The Concussion Repair Manual Is Created As A User S Guide For Those Suffering After Head Traumas And Those Who Support Them It Is One Part Textbook , Packed With The Leading Research On Medical Technologies For Healing The Injured Brain, And One Part Workbook , Offering A Step By Step Method For Making And Tracking A Personalized Recovery Regimen Dr Dan Engle S Background And Passion For Concussion Repair Stem From A Three Decade Investigation Into The Many Modalities For Healing His Own Traumas When The Usual Medical Treatments Didn T Help, He Explored What Was Possible, Found What Worked, And Put Them Into This Manual The Best Of The Best In The Medical Arena For Recovering From Sports Related Head Injury Brilliant packed with excellent info A truly practical guide.
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Anyone who has a concussion needs this.
Was as advertised
I struggled for three years with the neurologists and other specialists who were convinced my TBI prevented me from ever living a normal life They tried to convince me I could never work again, and it was time to sign up for disability benefits As I began to read Dr Engle s book, I finally understood why all those brilliant physicians in the early 1980 s were convinced they needed to prescribe meds to hide my symptoms rather than listen to me and attempt to unravel the underlying and seemingly unrelated symptoms I struggled with after a truck crossed the center line and hit my car head on.
Like Dr Engle, I sought out specialists in chiropractic, naturopaths, homeopaths, biofeedback, acupuncture, and modality to try to put Humpty Dumpty back together again What I have learned through experience and through reading this manual is that each of us is unique This is a struggle you will face for years to come I understand my TBI can raise its ugly head when I m stressed or over tired Only recently, I discovered I can type words perfectly backward, just like my words come out backward when I m stressed Under normal conditions, I couldn t do that if I tried As someone who suffered foryears than was necessary, I highly recommend this book Learn to adapt what works and pass over those things that don t As a TBI patient, you are now Sherlock Holmes in your discovery of the best path to regain the life you enjoyed before the injury Is it easy No Is it worth it Absolutely This is your life, and you definitely have the power to improve it each and every day Dr Engle provides the roadmap to a better life.
The practitioner supported therapies in the book provide a selection of possibilities to help you mitigate your pain and improve your life My success in recovery came from doing the research and applying those strategies that worked best in my situation Dr Engle helps you navigate through the difficulties following a TBI.
Parents or coaches of children in contact sports will find this an approachable read with benefits extending beyond TBI as one seeks to optimize brain functionality in optimized life efforts.