Brain Health and Concussion Treatment
Wellness begins with a healthy brain
Many things can affect the way our brain absorbs, processes and stores information for future use (cognition). Some of these things can include age and brain injuries, which can have negative effects on our memory, thinking and focus.
However, there are numerous other conditions or circumstances that can have a profound impact on the health of our brain, even at a young age. These include:
Medical experts now know that the brain has more “plasticity” than once thought and that brain cells can regenerate throughout our lives. This means that many areas of the brain affected by aging, injury or other conditions can be treated or “exercised” to improve function.
What is a Neuropsychologist?
A clinical neuropsychologist is a licensed psychologist with expertise in how behaviour and skills are related to brain structures and systems. In clinical neuropsychology, brain function is evaluated by objectively testing memory and thinking skills. A very detailed assessment of abilities is used to determine your specific pattern of strengths and weaknesses. This is used in diagnosis and treatment planning.
Copeman Healthcare offers a range of assessment, prevention and treatment programs for brain health (neuropsychological health) including: