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CITV: Case Review – 53yo Male with Vertigo and Dizziness

https://youtu.be/7F3QbmZ9KH0 In this episode of CITV, Dr. David Clark takes us through a case review of a 53-year-old male presenting with vertigo and dizziness. Dr. Clark will be presenting the updated Neurochemistry and Nutrition Program, beginning July 17-19, 2020 in Cape Canaveral, FL. Learn how to think, understand and apply neurochemistry and nutrition in your …

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Where in the Brain does Creativity lie?

Where does creativity lie in the brain? A study published in NeuroImage used neuroimaging and EEG technology to analyze the brains of jazz musicians during improvisation. They found that novice musicians relied more on the right hemisphere for creativity, dealing with the unfamiliar situation and are performing under deliberate conscious control. In contrast, researchers found …

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Neuroscience Research Update – Coming July 2020

The Carrick Institute is proud to announce a new series designed to help clinicians stay current in the neuroscience research that comes out every year. This new program will also serve to help those keep their fellow and diplomate status with their respective organizations. In this program, Carrick Institute faculty will pull from the recent research …

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Dr. Sanjeev Sharma and Dr. Carrick Discuss Brain EQ

  Sanjeev Sharma, MD, and Frederick Carrick DC, Ph.D., MS-HPEd discuss brain injury and neurodegeneration as well as the use of BrainEQ in a variety of health care applications. Dr. Sharma is an experienced Emergency Department Physician with extensive experience brain injury. He and a team of physicians from Toronto, Ontario developed the world-renowned Clinical …

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Virtual Reality may Detect Early Balance Issues in People with Multiple Sclerosis

Using virtual reality for early detection of balance issues in people with Multiple Sclerosis. We know that there are three main components of balance – vision, proprioception and the vestibular system. Much of our knowledge of where we are in space comes from our visual inputs from the environment. This connection explains why amusement parks …

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CITV 18: Interview with Dr. Leonard Faye and Prof. Frederick Carrick

On this special episode of CITV, Dr. Leonard Faye and Prof. Frederick (Ted) Carrick discuss the evolution of spinal manipulation and Dr. Leonard Faye’s contribution to the profession. Dr. Faye and Prof. Carrick have been close friends for 45 years and their conversations are uniquely personal as they embrace the profession.   Dr. Leonard Faye …

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Dr. Joe Clark and ISCN 2020 – What you Need to Know About Sports Related Concussion

Dr. Joe Clark will be at this year’s International Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience! Dr. Clark will be discussing sports related concussion, from pre-participation screening to exit baselines. Learn clinical pearls to keep your athletes safe and to get them back into the game as quickly as possible. To learn more, visit ISCN2020.com Transcript: Dr. Freddys …

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TMD – The Great Imposter with Dr. Jennifer Illes at this year’s ISCN!

Dr. Jennifer Illes will be speaking on Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction and Common Facial Pain Syndromes at this year’s ISCN event! Understand the clinical neuropathy surrounding the referral site and learn clinical neurological tips to assess and treat patients with this condition. To learn more, visit ISCN2020.com #ISCN2020 #carricktrained #clinicalneuroscience #clinical #neuroscience #TMJD #TMD #jawpain #symposium …

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Human Performance is coming to Chicago!

Carrick Institute’s Human Performance Program starts September 25-27th, 2020 in Chicago!🏋🏻‍♀️🏈🏆   The CIHP program gives you the skills to unlock athletic excellence in your clients and athletes. Apply modern exercise physiology and learn a model to understand, assess and train your athletes to reach peak capabilities.   This Program has been designed to allow …

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ISCN 2020: Dr. Sergio Azzolino – The Neurological Manifestation of Lyme Disease

“Upwards of 35-38% of patients suffering from chronic symptoms after TBI came back positive for Lyme Disease”😳   At this year’s ISCN, Dr. Sergio Azzolino will be discussing the Neurological Manifestation of Lyme Disease. This will be a presentation you will not want to miss!   To learn more about this year’s International Symposium on …

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Dr. Freddys Garcia at CalChiro’s Winter in the Desert Seminar!

We have some great news to share! Dr. Garcia will be speaking at CalChiro’s Winter In The Desert Seminar on January 25-26, 2020 in Palm Springs, CA. Dr. Freddys Garcia will be presenting on Introduction to Pain Reset. Understand how to harness Chiropractic and Clinical Neuroscience for Solving Chronic Pain. Save the date and come …

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Dr. Antonucci at CalChiro’s Winter in the Desert Seminar!

  Exciting news! Dr. Antonucci will be speaking at CalChiro’s Winter In The Desert Seminar on January 25-26, 2020 in Palm Springs, CA. Dr. Matthew Antonucci will be presenting on Introduction to ReceptorBased® Essentials. Learn the essentials that you need in order to assess a patient’s nervous system and provide therapies that will effectively change …

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Mastery of Peripheral Neuropathy: Case Review 2

In this episode of CITV, Dr. David Clark takes us through another case review as a preview of what we will learn in the upcoming Carrick Institute Mastery of Peripheral Neuropathy course.   Learn strategies for assessing and treating peripheral neuropathies from Dr. David Clark, Assistant Professor of Neurochemistry.   Tuition for this program includes: …

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CITV Technology Review: Motion Guidance

In this episode of CITV, we meet with Dr. Eric Dinkins from Motion Guidance to talk about leveraging their technology in your office. This month, Motion Guidance is offering a special 20% off discount to all Carrick Institute scholars. For more information, visit https://carrickinstitute.com/store/motion-guidance-clinician-kit/ #carricktrained #carrickinstitute #motionguidance #visualfeedback #lasers #brainhealth #neurology #movementtraining #neuroscience   Transcription: …

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Upcoming Concussion/mTBI program: What it means for you practice.

  What can a scholar expect for their practice once they have received certification in concussion rehabilitation? Prof. Carrick paints a picture of what to expect from your practice after taking the upcoming Concussion/mTBI Rehabilitation Certification program. For more information, visit Carrick.us/tbi #carricktrained #carrickinstitute #carrick #neuroscience #concussion #TBI #headinjury #concussion   Transcription: – Professor Carrick, …

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Cookie cutter approaches to solving concussions DON’T WORK.

We are leaving the cookie cutter in the clinical pantry with the upcoming Concussion/mTBI Rehabilitation Certification program. Each patient suffering from concussion is unique in their own way. Different mechanisms of injury, different symptoms and progression of those symptoms, and different means of recovery. In our upcoming Concussion Rehabilitation Series, we eliminate the “one size …

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Clinical Mastery– Concussion/mTBI Rehabilitation Certification Program

  How will scholars achieve mastery in the field of Concussion/mTBI in our upcoming certification program? Prof. Carrick discusses how the delivery of material in the upcoming Concussion Rehabilitation certification program will ensure clinician development. For more information about our upcoming program and to register, visit carrick.us/tbi   Transcription: – Professor, one aspect that sets …

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CITV Technology Review: FITLIGHT Trainer™

  On this episode of CITV, we review one of our favorite pieces of technology, the FITLIGHT Trainer™! Fore more information about the FITLIGHT trainer™, visit https://carrickinstitute.com/store/fitlight-trainer/ #carricktrained #carrickinstitute #fitlight #carrick #neuroscience #training #braintraining #humanperformance #athletes   Transcription: – In today’s episode of CITV, we’ll be performing a technology review of the FITLIGHT Trainer system …

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What can be expected from our updated Concussion/mTBI Rehabilitation Certification program?

  Many of our scholars have taken our Concussion program in the past— What can be expected from our updated Concussion/mTBI Rehabilitation Certification program? For more information and to register, visit Carrick.us/tbi #carricktrained #carrickinstitute #concussion #mtbi #TBI #headinjury #neurology #neurologists #brainrehab #concussionrehab   Transcription: – Professor Carrick, you’ve taught a traumatic brain injury rehabilitation certification …

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Why did we decide to develop the new Concussion/mTBI Rehabilitation Certification Program?

Why did we decide to develop the new Concussion/mTBI Rehabilitation Certification Program? To learn more about the upcoming program, Click Here. #carricktrained #carrickinstitute #concussionprogram #concussion #mtbi #headinjury #neuroscience #neurology   Transcription: – Professor Carrick, a program like this is an incredible undertaking. We know you’ve been working on this program for several years. Why did …

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Sleep and Pain Perception

“Researchers found that poor sleep interferes with pain centers in the brain and can change how a person perceives and reacts to a noxious stimuli. The scans showed that when the group was sleep-deprived, they had a 120% increase in the activity of their somatosensory cortex, the brain region that interprets pain perception. This means …

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Upcoming Courses with the Carrick Institute- Summer 2019

Upcoming Courses with the Carrick Institute   Looking for courses to take this summer? The Carrick Institute has you set! 🧠 👍 Wanting to specialize in pediatrics and childhood development? 👶NDD begins this weekend in Cape Canaveral, FL! Available for on-site and live stream learning. Looking for a course to further your skills in solving chronic pain? Pain …

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Board Review 2019

Preparing for your neurology boards? The Carrick Institute’s 3-day immersive Board Review in Clinical Neurology is designed to provide students with all the tools needed to pass and become board certified in clinical neurology. The Carrick Institute Board Review course is the best course for helping scholars prepare for their examination. Review all topics pertinent …

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Neuroplasticity at a Cellular Level

🧠 Neuroplasticity at a Cellular Level   Long term potentiation is the process of strengthening synapses based on patterns of activity or stimulation to the neuron. This process is believed to provide the foundation for a highly adaptable nervous system. Long term potentiation can be elicited by activating NMDA-type glutamate receptors, typically through the activity …

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RBE 3: Autonomic Fuel, Flow & Function in Chicago

Another great weekend in Chicago for RBE 3: Autonomic Fuel, Flow & Function. 🧠 Scholars learned the fundamental importance of fuel delivery and were given tools, techniques and applications for assessing and enabling proper autonomic function. Plus, they had a fun time doing it! #carricktrained #RBE #receptorbasedessentials #sensorytherapy#braintherapy #braintraining #neuroscience #carrickinstitute

How does our breathing affect our nervous system?

How does our breathing affect our nervous system? 🧠 When we hyperventilate, we decrease the amount of free calcium in the blood. This causes sodium channels on neurons to become unstable, and sodium begins to come into the cell, raising the resting membrane threshold and making the cell more easily excitable. So why does this matter …

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Concussion/mTBI Program Beginning this Fall with Prof. Carrick

The Carrick Institute would like to invite you to our upcoming Concussion/mTBI Certification Program, beginning September 13-15th, 2019. This in-depth series of lectures and hands-on applications will prepare the participant to be qualified in the diagnosis and treatment of mild traumatic brain injuries/concussions. Concussions affect people of all ages and can be life changing and …

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The Clinical Applications of the Homunculus

Behold, the bizarre homunculus. The sensory receptors in our body are distributed unevenly. Receptors are densely concentrated in areas where high acuity and fine movements are needed, such as the fingertips, and sparse in other areas where a superior sensory distinction is not necessary, such as the back. This creates a distortion of our body …

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How do we Know Where are in Space?

How do we know where are we in space? Our ability to sense not only where our own body is, but the space around our bodies is accomplished through multiple networks working and communicating together. Holmes NP, Spence C. The body schema and the multisensory representation(s) of peripersonal space. Cogn Process. 2004;5(2):94–105. doi:10.1007/s10339-004-0013-3

The Three Components of Balance

Our ability to maintain balance relies on three main components: 1️⃣ Vision 2️⃣ Vestibular Function 3️⃣ Proprioception When we take an individual through a balance progression, our goal is to eliminate each component one at a time to narrow down which system that person is relying on. ▪️ Begin with feet together, eyes open, on a solid surface- here …

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What Happens to the Body During Stress?

What happens to our body during stress? 🙇🏻‍♀️ A hallmark feature of stress consists of activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis that is initiated when visceromotor neurons in the paraventricular nucleus of hypothalamus (PVH) stimulate the release of pituitary adrenocorticotropic hormones (ACTH) into the bloodstream, which in turn, activates glucocorticoid secretion from the adrenal gland. These …

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New Paper Published by Prof. Carrick and Team: “Prevalence of Undiagnosed Depression in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes”

Congratulations to Prof Carrick and his research team for their latest publication “Prevalence of Undiagnosed Depression in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes”, published in Frontiers in Endocrinology (high impact 3.510). The researchers conducted the study in the United Arab Emirates because it is an area of the world with one of the highest prevalences of …

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Mitochondria as the link between intelligence, health and aging?

Mitochondria as the link between intelligence, health and aging? 🧠🦠 Mitochondria are the “powerhouse” of the cell, responsible for producing energy for the cell, among other functions. ⚡️ Energy availability, in turn, is the lowest common denominator needed for the development, maintenance, and optimal functioning of all biological systems. This study aims to review the relationship between intelligence, …

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Prof. Carrick has Accepted two more Faculty Appointments as Full Professor

Congratulations to Prof Carrick on not ONE, but TWO new appointments as FULL PROFESSOR! 🎉 Professor Carrick has been active as a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Mental Health Research in association with the University of Cambridge, in Cambridge, UK. for several years. If that wasn’t enough he has also accepted two more faculty …

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Virtual Reality for Stress Reduction

Stress Awareness Tip: Virtual Reality has been used effectively to promote relaxation and reduce stress. Virtual Reality works by changing the sensory input that our brain receives, changing our brain’s interpretation of our current reality. There are currently three approaches to virtual reality that aim to achieving relaxation, stress reduction and emotion regulation. 1️⃣ Relaxing VR: …

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Using Heart Rate to Predict Errors in Expert Pianist

A new twist to the saying ‘playing from the heart.’ 🎶 – – Researchers found an increase in heart rate before an error in playing occurs in expert pianist. 🎹 This change in heart rate sends crucial signals to the brain to perceive error before we are even consciously aware of it! This information from the heart helps …

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Yoga, Tai Chi and Qigong for Reducing Stress Levels

🧠 Stress awareness tip: There is much evidence that yoga, tai chi and qigong are effective practices in reducing stress levels. 🧘🏻‍♀️ Much of the research emphasizes the mind-body connection and the meditative aspects of these activities, linking movement to breath and mindfulness. Other benefits of these practices on stress reduction include— 🌿 Better ability to adapt to stressors …

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Human Performance Program in Cape Canaveral, FL

This past weekend we wrapped up the Human Performance Program in Cape Canaveral, FL with the last module in the series, Neuro-modulation of Human Performance. 🧠⛹🏻‍♀️Just as important as strength, endurance and nutrition, an athlete’s brain is crucial in achieving optimum performance. An optimally functioning brain means faster reaction times, more precise movements, and better corrections …

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RBE 2: Vancouver

A bright group of scholars at RBE 2 Vancouver from this past weekend. Scholars learned how to harness the power of receptor systems through examination and therapeutic techniques in order to drive better brain function. 🤓🧠 – – #receptorbasedessentials #RBE #carricktrained #carrickinstitute#carrickinsight #sensory #motor #examination #vancouver #scholars#education  

Can we use heart rate variability (HRV) as a tool to measure stress levels?

Stress Tip: Can we use heart rate variability (HRV) as a tool to measure stress levels? The oscillations of our heart are complex and are constantly changing in response to our environment. This allows for the cardiovascular system to rapidly adjust to sudden physical and psychological challenges and maintain homeostasis. Think about a time when …

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Receive. Interpret. Respond: The Functional Neurology Paradigm

Receive. Interpret. Respond. It’s one of the key concepts within the functional neurology paradigm. A sensory stimulus is sent to the brain for processing, which then creates a motor output. Because of this intimidate brain-body connection, our programs have a heavy focus on using sensory modalities to modulate brain function and create a new, desired …

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Carrick Institute Human Performance Program: Neuro-Modulation in Human Performance

Our human performance scholars learning concepts behind neuro-visual training in athletic performance. 🧠🏋🏻‍♀️ Just as important as our strength, power and endurance, an athletes ability to process their environment correctly, react quickly and accurately, and have proper control and discipline of their vision is extremely important when working with performance enhancement. What training do you use …

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CITV Video Case Review: 11 Year Old Female with Sensory Aversion, Behavioral Concerns and Anxiety

On this episode of CITV, Dr. Matthew Worth takes us through a clinical case of an 11-year-old female with a history of sensory aversion, behavioral concerns, and anxiety. If you’d like to learn more about strategies for working with neurodevelopmental disorders, check out Dr. Worth’s upcoming Neurodevelopmental Disorders program beginning this June in Cape Canaveral, …

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Welcome to the Clinical Neuroscience Program

Welcome to the Clinical Neuroscience Program: ✅ 40 years of Experience in Clinical Neuroscience Education ✅ The most comprehensive program available for those seeking neuroscience education ✅ Practical, hands-on applications in every module ✅ Highest pass rates on diplomate and fellowship examinations Courses begin this summer and are available for on site, live stream and …

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Reset Tip: What is the one common thing shared between all patients suffering from chronic pain?

Reset Tip: What is the one common thing shared between all patients suffering from chronic pain? Dr. Adam Klotzek discusses the commonalities in the brain and nervous system amongst those suffering from pain. #chronicpain #carrickinstitute #carricktrained #carrickinsight #painreset #reset #neuroscience #clinicalneurology Transcription: – In today’s video, we’re gonna talk about the one common thing, neurologically, …

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ISCN 2019 Speaker Highlight: Dr. Marc Ellis

How does fascia play a role in our nervous system? Learn from soft tissue expert Dr. Marc Ellis at this year’s International Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience event. #carricktrained #carrickinstitute #fascia #softtissue #ISCN2019 #clinicalneuroscience   Transcription: – Hello, my name’s Dr. Freddys Garcia. Today we’re joined by Dr. Marc Ellis from Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Ellis, how are you doing today? – …

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ISCN 2019 Speaker Highlight: Dr. Cynthia Qian

Bionic vision and neurology.. at this year’s ISCN! Dr. Cynthia Qian will be discussing retinal implants and prosthesis and the future of bionic vision. Cynthia X. Qian is an assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and the head of the electrophysiology laboratory and the pediatric retina service at the University of Montreal. She is …

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ISCN 2019 Speaker Highlight: Dr. Joshua Lander

How does neuroscience affect performance in sport? Dr. Joshua Lander will be presenting at this year’s International Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience about Neuroscience in Sport. #sports #performance #carricktrained #carrickinstitute #ISCN2019 #InternationalSymposium #clinicalneuroscience #neuroscience #neurology Transcription: – Hello, my name is Dr. Jessica Lofgren. Today we have the pleasure of being joined by Dr Joshua Lander. Dr. Lander, how are you doing today? – …

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ISCN 2019 Speaker Highlight: Dr. Melissa Hunfalvay

How does eye tracking effect athletic performance? At this year’s ISCN, Dr. Melissa Hunfalvay will be sharing her research on athletic performance and eye movement. We can’t wait to hear all about it! For more information, visit ISCN2019.com #carricktrained #carrickinsight #ISCN2019 #neuroscience #neurology #research #clinicalneuroscience        

ISCN 2019 Speaker Highlight: Dr. David Clark

Learn how to utilize a metabolic approach to your care when working with Autism. – Dr. David Clark will be speaking at this year’s ISCN event: Using Neurochemistry to Treat Autism Spectrum Disorders. – #ISCN2019 #clinicalneuroscience #neurology #carricktrained #carrickinstitute #autism #nutrition – Hello, my name is Dr. Jessica Lofgren. Today we are joined by Dr. David Clark. Dr. Clark, how are …

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ISCN 2019 Speaker Highlight: Dr. Frank Middleton

How does our microbiome affect our brain? 🦠🧠 – – At this year’s ISCN event, Dr. Frank Middleton will be presenting on The Microbiome and Microtranscirptome of Early Stage Parkinson’s Disease. – – Dr. Frank Middleton is Director of the Graduate Program in Neuroscience Department at SUNY Upstate Medical University where he holds appointments as Associate …

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ISCN 2019 Speaker Highlight: Dr. Justin Kreuter

The Oil Change for Antibody-Mediated Neurological Diseases This year at the International Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience, Dr. Justin Kreuter will be discussing the clinical applications of plasma exchange. Dr. Kreuter is a Harvard Macy Alumnus and the associate program director for the Mayo Clinic transfusion medicine/blood banking fellowship. He has been involved with several quality …

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ISCN 2019 Speaker Highlight: Dr. Sanjay Kulkarni

When individuals have faulty organ systems due to disease and trauma, there is a neurological consequence. Individuals can develop hepatic or renal encephalopathies and most people with organ failure have these co-morbidities. Dr. Sanjay Kulkarni is the head of Yale University’s transplant surgical team and has developed a living donor program to save lives and …

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ISCN 2019 Speaker Highlight: Prof. Carrick

At this year’s ISCN event, get a research update from Dr. Carrick on the topics of brain activity in trauma, neurodegeneration and many other topics that will be very exciting to hear. #ISCN2019 #internationalsymposium #clinicalneuroscience #neuroscience #neurology #carricktrained #carrickinsititute   Transcription: – Hello, I’m Ted Carrick and I’m really pleased to be one of the …

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ISCN 2019 Speaker Highlight: Dr. Matthew Worth

The Autistic Brain compared to the Neuro-typical brain? 🧠 At this year’s ISCN event, Dr. Matthew Worth will be speaking about the differences in the long-term and short-term arranged neurons, mirror neuron systems, and treatment strategies that have been successful for this population.   Transcription: – Hello. My name is Dr. Jessica Lofgren. Today we are …

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ISCN 2019 Speaker Highlight: Dr. David Traster

The effect of electricity on the brain? ⚡️ At this year’s ISCN event, Dr. David Traster will be presenting on how different types of electricity interact with the brain. There will be lots of great clinical gems in this presentation, you won’t want to miss it! #ISCN2019 #carricktrained #carrickinstitute #ISCN #neuroscience #neurology #brainhealth #clinicalneuroscience

ISCN 2019 Speaker Highlight: Dr. Donna Kimmaliardjuk

How does cardiac surgery affect your brain? Dr. Donna Kimmaliardjuk will be speaking at this year’s International Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience about the potential neurocognitive side effects of open heart surgery, including both drastic and subtle changes. For more information, visit ISCN2019.com #ISCN2019 #carricktrained #carrickinsight #neuroscience #neurology #symposium #cardiacsurgery #openheartsurgery #brainhealth   – Hello, my name is Dr.Freddys Garcia, today we’re joined by Dr.Kimmaliardjuk, …

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NEW* CITV Video Case Review with Dr. Matthew Worth

      Dr. Matthew Worth takes scholars through a clinical case of a 9-year-old male with ADHD. For more information on our upcoming Neurodevelopmental Disorder program, click here.   Transcription: – On today’s episode of CITV, Dr. Matt Worth will be taking us through a clinical video case review of a nine year old …

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Changes in Brain Plasticity after Amputation

💡Carrick Insight: How does brain plasticity affect amputees? 🧠 Researchers looked at the functional connectivity of those who had experienced phantom limb pain, or the sensation that the amputated limb was still there. They found two major changes: 1️⃣ A decrease in the functional connectivity between homologous sensory and motor cortical regions via the Corpus …

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Could Vitamin D Deficiency Lead to Decreases in Brain Plasticity?

🧠 Carrick Insight: Could vitamin D deficiency lead to decreases in brain plasticity?   Researchers discovered that vitamin D levels had an effect on the perineuronal nets located in the hippocampus, suggesting a link between vitamin D deficiency and cognition. 🤔   Perineuronal nets are like a strong mesh that surrounds the neurons and stabilizes …

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Chronic Inflammation may Lead to Future Thinking and Memory Problems in Middle-Aged Adults

🧠 Carrick Insight: Chronic inflammation may lead to future thinking and memory problems in middle-aged adults. 🤔   A study looked at biomarkers for inflammation in 12,336 individuals with an average age of 57 for 20 years. 🧪Along with this testing, participants thinking and memory skills were assessed at the beginning of the study, 6-9 …

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Researchers have Revealed that the Somatosensory Cortex, an Area Responsible for Basic Sensory Processing, also Plays an Important Role in Memory and Reward Learning.

🧠 Carrick Insight: Researchers have revealed that the somatosensory cortex, an area responsible for basic sensory processing, also plays an important role in memory and reward learning.   Reward learning is a type of learning where the brain associates an action with a pleasurable outcome. This could be from associating that next bonus with working …

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The Connection Between our Gut and our Brain

Is there a chance that what is in our gut may change what is in our brain?! 🦠🧠   A study looked at the connection between gut bacteria and depression and named the probable culprits for these mental issues. 🙇‍♀️ The researchers analyzed fecal microbiome in conjunction with diagnoses of depression in 1,054 people. They …

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Maddox Rod and Eye Position Testing – CITV Episode 4

– In today’s video we’re gonna be discussing how to assess eye position in your patients, and why it’s important for those who are applying clinical neuroscience in their practice. Hello, my name’s Dr. Freddy Garcia, today we’re joined by Dr. Jessica Lofgren. We are gonna be talking eye position in our patients, and a …

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Praise and Positive Feedback in Concussed Patients

🧠 Carrick Insight: Did you know that praise and positive feedback activates regions in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, the same area of the brain involved with executive function? 👨🏼‍💼 Interestingly enough, this is also a common area of the brain that experiences continued trouble after a concussion or traumatic brain injury. Injuries to this area often lead to …

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Tips for Beginning your Carrick Institute Education

“Where do I start?!” We get this question a lot! So here is how to best tackle Carrick Institute courses in the most effective way!   1️⃣  Pain Reset Pain Reset is for practitioners who are looking to evolve and start exploring a brain-based and neuro biomechanical approach to solving chronic pain. We will show you how …

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Can a Head Tilt Increase Engagement in Patients with ASD?

Researchers suggest that a simple head tilt when working with patients with ASD could increase social engagement and focus, making the doctor or others seem less threatening and more approachable. Many studies have demonstrated that when observing faces, there is a consistent bias for right-handed observers to look towards the left side of the face …

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Hormones and Headaches – Video Case Review – CI TV #3

Welcome to episode #3 of CI TV!  In this episode, Dr. Clark walks you through his clinical thinking process of a 20-year-old female who is suffering from headaches. Female hormones are the focus on this particular case review.  Would you have come to the same conclusion?  Watch below to find out! (Scroll down to see video transcription.) …

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Hormones Causing Brain Fog and Fatigue? – Video Case Review – CI TV #2

Welcome to the episode #2 of CI TV!  In this episode, Dr. Clark walks you through his clinical thinking process of a 26-year-old male who is dealing with brain fog and fatigue. Hormones are the focus on this particular case review.  Would you have come to the same conclusion?  Watch below to find out! (Scroll down to …

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Video Case Review with Dr. Clark – 5 Year Old Autistic Boy with Speech Delay

Hello, Carrick Scholars! Today we have a special video case review with Dr. David Clark!  Sit back and watch as he guides you through one of his real clinical cases.  This case features a 5-year-old autistic boy with speech delays.  Dr. Clark is recognized as one of the leading clinicians in the world in an integrated brain-based …

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