At the NeuroLIFE Institute, we are proud to be part of an organization dedicated to helping people with neurodegenerative diseases live better lives. Our approach is to use cutting-edge neurotechnology to identify and target the neurological pathways that are impacted by neurodegenerative diseases. We are committed to developing innovative treatments that will help improve the quality of life for those affected by these diseases. Our team of experts is constantly researching and developing new therapies and care plans that will help those with neurodegenerative diseases live fuller and more fulfilling lives. We are proud of the results we have achieved in the past, but we constantly look forward to the amazing advances we will make in the future.
Never Accept a “New Normal”
Many people suffering from complex conditions are told that there is no more room for improvement, or that “this is as good as it gets, so just get used to it.” We simply don’t believe that. We have seen too many miraculous recoveries from conditions that were supposed to be “unbeatable” that we never except a “new normal.” Your body and brain are amazing and have, within them, an amazing capacity to heal. You just need someone to help you tap into that capacity.
Elite Athletic Care
NeuroLIFE Institute also offers elite athletic care. We are dedicated to sports optimization for athletes using the latest technology and neuroscientific findings. NLI offers programs that can help athletes to train smarter and reach their highest potential. If you are an athlete looking to build your performance and optimize your training, we can help.
NeuroLIFE Institute is the official provider for the United States Bobsled and Skeleton Federation.
Cutting Edge Technologies
We utilize the newest innovations in health care combined with our unique approach to assessing and treating the nervous system to get results with conditions that have not responded to other methods of care. We incorporate Brain Mapping, NSI, Videonystagmography, and other equipment to get a comprehensive picture of your health. We then design a personalized program that can include gyrostim, neurofeedback, extensive visual therapies, and many other techniques to help optimize your system.
- Laser Therapy
- Interactive Metronome
- Computerized Posture Analysis
- Brain Mapping/NeuroInfinity
- Neurosensory Integrator (NSI)
- Video Nystagmography (VNG)
- Mild Hyperbaric
Gyrostim Therapy utilizes an off-axis rotational device. With the Gyrostim, we have seen dramatic improvements in a variety of cases, ranging from performance enhancement in a high-level athlete, to resolution of symptoms and improved quality of life in patients with severe neurological disorders. We use this piece of equipment to very specifically activate different areas of your nervous system. This allows us to use the science of neuroplasticity to make lasting changes and improvements in the function of the nervous system.
Cold laser is used in our office to assist with recovery as well as improve function at a cellular level. Photobiomodulation has been shown to improve blood flow as well as improve mitochondrial function to enable enhanced function of tissues. With our powerful class IIIB portable lasers, we can provide safe and effective recovery portions during and after treatment sessions.
Interactive Metronome therapy allows us to both assess and treat some very specific areas of the nervous system associated with motor planning (movement), timing, coordination, executive function, emotions and a sense of where your body is in space. Motor planning processes of organizing and sequencing are a core function of the brain. Sometimes with the stresses of life or injury, our nervous system can become uncoordinated. This tool allows us to “sync” up the various areas of the nervous system to ensure that they are all working in concert to maximum efficiency.
Computerized Posture Analysis
This shows us in real-time how your nervous system is adjusting to the environment around you. By analyzing different data points, this testing shows us how gravity is affecting your body and how efficiently your nervous system is able to adapt to those forces. It gives us insight into the function of your brain and nervous system by measuring changes in position and posture that would be otherwise undetectable with the human eye. This is one part of the puzzle of your total functional health picture.
This test is performed while the patient is seated with non-invasive sensors attached to various places on the body and head. Over the course of 30 minutes, a full neurological workup is performed, including: EEG, heart rate variability, heart rate, respiration rate, muscle tension (SEMG), skin conductance and hand temperature. The purpose of the test is to evaluate the ability of the brain to move from stress (beta activity) to recovery (theta activity) appropriately. It looks at the ability for the heart to vary its rhythm according to the breath and stress response. It measures how well the brain and body handle and recover from stress.
Neurosensory Integrator (NSI)
Using a 50″ touch screen monitor, the NSI is designed to improve visual abilities for a wide range of patients with visually-related learning problems, strabismus, amblyopia, and traumatic brain injury. It is also very effective for sports vision enhancement work with athletes. The key features that make this “all-in-one” instrument so useful are the variety of programs and many ways that visual abilities can be enhanced.
Video Nystagmography (VNG)
VNG is Video Nystagmography. The eyes give us a very direct look at the function of the nervous system. VNG testing allows the capability to assess the efficiency of the nervous system by taking a thorough look at how the eyes move in different postural positions as well as during different tasks. During a VNG test, the patient is asked to track objects with their eyes. With a VNG, we are able to video record the response of the eyes. This gives us the ability to slow it down and review your video to ensure that we pick up all of the little nuances involved with eye movement. Eye movements are very fast and meant to be extremely accurate, so little changes in how efficient the eyes are able to track objects is very important. These little changes, or inefficiencies, are hard to see with the naked eye, but with this technology, we are able to pick these changes up. This gives us crucial information into how well your nervous system is functioning and how it may be affecting your health.