Concussions and Nasal Specifics: Office and Home Care

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Concussions and Nasal Specifics: Office and Home Care Concussions occur when there is either a blow to the head which “concusses the brain” and possibly the spinal [...]

Head Games

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What Is Your Cerebellum? It is located at the base of the brain.

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Functions: Coordination of voluntary movement, balance and equilibrium. Some memory for reflex motor acts. Observed Problems: Loss of ability to coordinate fine movements. Loss of ability [...]

What Is Your Brain Stem? It lies deep in your brain and leads to your spinal cord.

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  Functions: Breathing, Heart Rate, Swallowing Reflexes to seeing and hearing (Startle Response). Controls sweating, blood pressure, digestion, temperature (Autonomic Nervous System). Affects level of alertness. [...]

What Are Your Temporal Lobes? They are on both sides of your head above your ears.

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Functions: Hearing ability, memory acquisition, some visual perceptions, categorization of objects. Observed Problems: Difficulty in recognizing faces (Prosopagnosia). Difficulty in understanding spoken words (Wernicke’s Aphasia). Disturbance [...]

What is Your Parietal Lobe? It is near the back and top of your head.

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Functions: Location for visual attention. Location for touch perception. Goal directed voluntary movements. Manipulation of objects. Integration of different senses that allows for understanding a single [...]