What is Biofeedback? Improving the awareness of body sensations is key to making a change in our health. Biofeedback aids the user to become more aware of how life influences our health and well being. Chronic nervous system activation through classic stressors, triggers, trauma, and day to day living, can consume our attention and focus, and we soon lose a sense of control of our senses.
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Learn about this complementary therapy for managing the symptoms of a chronic vestibular inner ear or balance disorder including dizziness, migraine headache, nausea, and tinnitus. The idea behind biofeedback is that by harnessing the power of the mind and increasing awareness of the body, the patient can gain more control over their health and improve their quality of life. Generally, patients receive about training sessions. Biofeedback Therapy can be an effective treatment for vestibular disorders when used in conjunction with Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy VRT. Possible Benefits of Biofeedback Therapy:. Lisa has over 12 years of experience as a physical therapist. Lisa has always had a passion for treating vestibular and balance problems. Since that time, she has continued to advance her practice through continuing education and self-study. Her knowledge and experience with orthopedic problems is an important part of her balance and vestibular practice.
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Biofeedback can address many conditions that are caused or worsened by chronic stress. Biofeedback can also help individuals seeking to enhance their performance at work, school, in sports, or the performing arts. Biofeedback is an active and empowering training, akin to exercise or physical therapy for your nervous system. Through your body, your mind learns resilience, flexibility, and recovery.
Learn more. Our Biofeedback program teaches older children and teens how to voluntarily control body functions, such as muscle tension and blood pressure. To do this, we first teach your child to recognize the cues of an oncoming health problem, such as a headache. Our Biofeedback program works with older children and teens who have conditions that include:. Children and adolescents suffer from chronic abdominal issues due to a variety of conditions, including constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, rumination, nausea, functional dyspepsia and gastroesophageal reflux. Symptoms can last from minutes to hours and can include difficulty eating and going to the bathroom. Some patients learn over time what triggers worsen their pain, such as specific foods or stressful events, while other patients have pain that is less predictable. Biofeedback training can help these children and adolescents modify their physiologic response and decrease their symptoms.