Brain Injury

Education is essential to truly understanding Brain Injury. You may find the following books, websites, and information helpful for you, but because they have not been especially recommended for you or your child by Dr. Goldman please do not consider them medical advice.

 

Suggested Reading

Books on Brain Injury:

  • Coping with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury [Paperback] by Diane Roberts Stoler (Author)
  • Brainlash: Maximize Your Recovery from Mild Brain Injury [Paperback] by Gail L. Denton PhD (Author)
  • The Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Workbook: Your Program for Regaining Cognitive Function & Overcoming Emotional Pain (New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook) [Paperback] Douglas J. Mason (Author), Gottfried Jean-Louis
  • For Head Trauma: Mild Head Injury by Philip Wrightson & Dorothy Gronwall Oxford (They have many creative ideas for rehabilitation).
  • The Roar of Silence (Sound, music and light therapy) by Don G Campbell
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Survival Guide by Glen Johnson, Ph.D. 231-935-0388

 

Online Brain Injury organizations:

  • American Academy of Neurology   The American Academy of Neurology provides valuable resources for medical specialists worldwide who are committed to improving the care of patients with neurological diseases.
  • Brain Injury Association The BIA is an organization devoted to serving people with brain injuries and their families. It also seeks to promote Brain Injury prevention as well as research into Brain Injury.
  • Brain Injury Chat, message boards, stories and poems written by survivors and caregivers.
  • Family Caregiver Alliance Family Caregiver Alliance supports and assists caregivers of brain-impaired adults through education, research, services and advocacy. FCA is the lead agency in California’s innovative system of Caregiver Resource Centers.
  • Headway From the UK, a brain injury association dedicated to promoting understanding of all aspects of brain injury; and to provide information, support and services to people with a brain injury.
  • The Perspectives Network  TPN’s primary focus is communication between survivors, family members/care givers/friends, professionals and community members in order to create positive changes and enhance public awareness and knowledge of acquired brain injury.

 

Medical Information:

  • Brain Map An article describing some of the common effects of damage to specific areas of the brain.
  • The Whole Brain Atlas Tremendous brain atlas, visuals are terrific, the depth is superb. From Harvard, and it is worthy of Harvard. This is the web at its best; very technical but you can learn at your own pace, through text and visuals.

 

Neuropsychology:

  • Neuropsychology Central Comprehensive website with links and resources regarding neuropsychology as it result to brain injury A comprehensive World Wide Web directory listing devoted exclusively to the subject of human neuropsychology.
  • Shuffle Brain How does the brain store the mind? This and other important questions are explored in this award winning site.

 

Rehabilitation and Adjustment:

  • Brain Book The BRAIN BOOK® System is a unique educational program using the BRAIN BOOK®, a customized life manager/day planner specially designed to meet the complex needs of persons with brain injury.
  • Centre For Neuro Skills One of the more comprehensiveTBI pages on the Web, including a glossary. CNS offers rehabilitation programs for individuals suffering from all types of brain injury.
  • Naric Resouce Guide Information guide that persons with head injury, their families, and friends can use to adjust to life after head injury. It includes resources to enhance one’s knowledge of head injury, coping and caregiving skills, and the general quality of life for the person with a head injury.

 

Disability Sites

  • Brain– A Journal of Neurology, Oxford University Press journals.

 

People Pages:

  • Life with TBI Resource-filled site that focuses on surviving traumatic brain injury. Dan Windheim shares his own story of TBI
  • Second Chance to Live presents topics in such a way to encourage, motivate and empower the reader to live life on life’s terms. Craig J. Phillips traumatic brain injury survivor advocate, internationally published author, motivational speaker.

 

Atlas orthogonal Chiropractic:

Evaluation and if necessary treatment for C1 (atlas) or upper cervical mis-alignment.

  • For a local practitioner in Lafayette you can contact www.DrMilligan.com or call 925-256-1312 or call for referrals in other areas.
  • Dr. Braga, DC, in Petaluma 707-763-1156,
  • Jean-Paul Martinet DC in Oakland;
  • Andrea Pritchett, DC, Vital Life Wellness Center, 7451 Village Parkway, Dublin, CA 94568 www.vlifewellness.com  (925) 829-7900
  • Dr. Roy Sweat DC 770-457-4430 in Atlanta, GA.
  • Layne Linebaugh D.C. at 1055 W. Moana Ln.  Ste 120; RENO, NV.  89511; Phone: (775) 827-2323
  • Brian Jenkins, D.C. 4136 Pennsylvania Ave; Fair Oaks, CA   95628; Phone: (916) 962-0144
  • Julie Amundsen, D.C. at 1000 Schuman Lane, Petaluma, CA   94952; Phone: (707) 763-2018
  • Laura  A  Sheehan, D.C. at 2515 Ocean Ave. #6, San Francisco, CA   94132; Phone: (415) 469-7100
  • David Amundsen, D.C. at 1112 B Street, Petaluma, CA   94952; Phone: (707) 763-1156

 

Koichi Naruishi, DC, Network Spinal Analysis, Hikari Chiropractic, 3286 Adeline St. Suite 9, Berkeley, CA 94703; 510-428-2332 koichidc@yahoo.com

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