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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?Â âšĄïž 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: 1ïžâƒŁ 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. đŸ€”   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. đŸ€”   A study looked at biomarkers for inflammation in 12,336 individuals with an average age of 57 for 20 years. đŸ§ȘAlong 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. đŸ™‡â€â™€ïž 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?Â đŸ‘šđŸŒâ€đŸ’ŒÂ 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!   1ïžâƒŁÂ  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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Video Case Review – Using Clinical Neurochemistry to Treat Autism Spectrum Disorders

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. Dr. Clark is recognized as one of the leading clinicians in the world that uses the modern model of an integrated, brain-based, and nutrition practice. We …

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Video Case Review with Dr. Clark – 16 yo with Dysautonomia, Orthostatic Hypotension, Brain fog & Vertigo

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. Dr. Clark is recognized as one of the leading clinicians in the world in an integrated brain-based and nutrition practice. We hope you enjoy the presentation! …

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New Research – Head–Eye Vestibular Motion Therapy Affects the Mental and Physical Health of Severe Chronic Post-concussion Patients

[su_button url=”https://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fneur.2017.00414/full” target=”blank” background=”#753F7F” color=”#f8f4f2″ size=”5″ center=”yes” icon=”icon: cloud-download” desc=”Download the Paper Here”][/su_button] [su_audio url=”https://s3.amazonaws.com/carrickpodcasts/HEVM+Therapy+with+FRC+Podcast.mp3″] Thank you so very much for asking me to talk about our newly published paper in Frontiers Neurology; it’s in the Neurotrauma section. That journal has an impact factor of 3.552 and are really over the moon happy about that. …

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New Research: Randomized Control Study of a Remote Flipped Classroom

[su_button url=”https://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fneur.2017.00349/full” target=”blank” background=”#753F7F” color=”#f8f4f2″ size=”5″ center=”yes” icon=”icon: cloud-download” desc=”Download the Paper Here”][/su_button] [su_audio url=”https://s3.amazonaws.com/carrickpodcasts/Randomized+Controlled+Study+of+a+Remote+Flipped+Classroom.mp3″]   We are just over the moon excited about our new study that was published in Frontier Neurology, in the Neurology Education section.  Frontier Neurology is a great journal that has an impact fact by 3.552 and is the second most …

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Video Case Review with Dr. Clark – Hearing Loss, Balance Problems & Joint Pain

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. Dr. Clark is recognized as one of the leading clinicians in the world in an integrated brain-based and nutrition practice. We hope you enjoy the presentation! …

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Do you want to think better and remember more when you are old?

From the desk of Prof. Carrick: An interesting paper published today suggests that elderly Chinese folks might protect their minds by diet and lifestyle. So, what to take??? Eight vitamins and six minerals with carotenoids, vitamin C, and vitamin B6 representing the best protective factors. Something simple such as the Hardy Essential Nutrients have demonstrated …

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Movement Disorders III w/ Prof. Carrick

We are excited for the Movement Disorders Educational Program this weekend, November 18,19 and 20th, 2016 in Cape Canaveral, FL and through online live-stream. Professor Carrick has just returned from his movement disorder clinical rounds and keynote presentations at the PitiĂ©-SalpĂȘtriĂšre Hospital in Paris.  PitiĂ©-SalpĂȘtriĂšre Hospital is the historical home of modern neurology raised in the …

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Functional Neurology Grand Rounds Case Reviews

Professor Frederick R. Carrick has been conducting Grand Rounds internationally for 4 decades. These live, patient examinations and treatments have been claimed by many as the “pinnacle” of the Carrick Institute’s Clinical Neuroscience programs. They culminate philosophy, academics, and practical application into a condensed learning experience. Grand Rounds Reviews are designed to: Elicit clinical thought …

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HRV Podcast with Dr. Mike T. Nelson

Dr. Garcia interviewed Dr. Nelson on September 16th, 2016 for this podcast interview.  They discussed HRV (heart rate variability) and its clinical applications in human performance enhancement and healthcare. In this podcasts, Dr. Nelson reference some resources. We have linked you up to these resources for ease of use. Strap for HR and HRV   …

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Dr. Roland Blaauw Remembered and Honored

Dr. Blaauw was recently honored with a lifetime membership award by the Netherlands Chiropractic Association. He was a fellow of the international College of Chiropractors and an ACA diplomate in neurology with fellowship certification in several neurological subspecialties. The Carrick Institute founded an endowed chair and professorship in his name in July 2016. The International …

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You Are Invited – ISCN 2017 Awards Gala & Banquet Dinner

  You are cordially invited to the ISCN 2017 Awards Gala & Banquet Dinner! Honoring Dr. Roland Blaauw  This year’s gala is a large celebration of the life of Dr. Roland Blaauw. Roland is a colleague who’s kindness, brilliance, and generosity touched the lives of many. This exciting evening consists of recognizing those creating an impact in …

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Movement Disorders I Scholars Continue to Learn

Our pedagogy is enhancing the clinical skills of our scholars at the Carrick Institute Movement Disorders Program.  Designed to ensure long-term retention of knowledge and facilitation of applications, our program continues with strategies designed personally for the learning needs of the scholar. In the 2 days following Movement Disorders 1, we report a 74% involvement …

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Call for Abstracts: ISCN 2016 in Orlando – Extended to August 31, 2016

International Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience Optimization of Human Function October 7-9, 2016 Wyndham Orlando Resort International Drive 8001 International Drive Orlando, FL 32819 The submission deadline has been extended to Friday, August 31, 2016. Please visit the Frontiers Neurology website for more info and to make a submission. All Poster Presentations will be subject to peer …

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Board Review 2016 – What to Expect

Every year, one of our most popular weekend seminars is the Board Review with Drs. Klotzek and Antonucci. For the test candidates, this weekend gives them the information and tools they need to feel confident about the examination material and requirements. Our seasoned scholars also like to attend this module as a clinical update to diagnostic …

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Pupil Light Reflex & Parasympathetic Nervous System Dysfunction

When performing your patient examinations, are you currently assessing the patient’s pupillary light reflex?  If so, what are you looking for and what does it mean for the patient’s clinical presentation? Carrick trained functional neurologists are assessing several things when they shine a light into the patient’s eyes. A small list of the objective findings …

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Acetaminophen and Possible Autism Symptoms Link

In the International Journal of Epidemiology, findings were recently published that demonstrate a strong association between acetaminophen and autism spectrum symptoms. Acetaminophen use is common during pregnancy.  The medication typically used as a pain reliever and fever reducer, but can also be used to treat headaches, backaches, and muscle aches.  Because of the structural changes during pregnancy, women …

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Bioelectric Medicine Shown Effective For Rheumatoid Arthritis

There has been recent clinical trial data that has been published that demonstrates that stimulating the vagus nerve with an implantable biolectronic device significantly helped patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune condition.  It is characterized by swollen joints, joint stiffness, fatigue, fever, and weight loss. RA occurs when your …

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Can Saccadic Eye Movement Training Improve Postural Balance?

Clinicians trained in Functional Neurology by the coursework at the Carrick Institute are well versed in the clinical application of saccadic and pursuit eye movements for various neurological conditions. The ability to maintain postural balance is a beautiful orchestra of events by the integration of various systems such as the visual, vestibular and proprioceptive systems, …

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Video Update from Prof. Carrick – April 2016

Video Update from Prof. Carrick – April 2016 Enjoy this video update from Prof. Carrick where he covers a few of the projects he is currently involved in.  Hear about the Yale Ground Rounds,  dystonia, and the upcoming International Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience. [su_button url=”https://carrickinstitute.com/events/iscn-2016/” background=”#753F7F” size=”5″ wide=”yes” center=”yes”]Register for ISCN 2016[/su_button]

ISCN 2016 – Endocrinologist & Diabetes Expert Dima Abdelmannan, M.D.

  We are proud to announce the addition of DimaAbdelmannan to our speaker list for this years ISCN. Dr. Dima Abdelmannan is Professor of Medicine and Dean of Clinical Medicine at the Dubai Medical College in Dubai. U.A.E . She is also a Consultant Endocrinologist at the Dubai Diabetes Center at Dubai Health Authority. Dr. …

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ISCN 2016 – EEG & QEEG Expert Robert Thatcher, Ph.D.

The Carrick Institute will be announcing the speakers for the International Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience to be held in Orlando, FL on October 7-9, 2016 over the next several weeks. [su_button url=”https://carrickinstitute.com/events/iscn-2016/” target=”blank” background=”#753F7F” size=”5″ center=”yes”]Register for ISCN 2016[/su_button] Today we are proud to announce that Robert Thatcher, Ph.D. will be presenting his advanced concepts …

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Program Announcement: Clinical Neurochemistry & Nutrition

We are excited to announce our NEW Clinical Neurochemistry & Nutrition Program! This class will be taught in a VIP class format which means that upon completion of this program you will know exactly how to assess, diagnose, and manage your patient’s metabolic conditions using vitamins, minerals, herbals and nutrition, as well as how to implement …

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ISCN 2015 On-Demand Now Available

(sample of 2015 recordings) The 2015 recordings for the International Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience are now ready.  In December 2015 in Orlando, FL experts and clinicians from around the world joined together to share their insights and lessons from their experience on the topic of Traumatic Brain Injury & Neurodegeneration. [su_button url=”https://carrickinstitute.com/store/iscn-2015-on-demand/” background=”#753F7F” size=”5″ wide=”yes” …

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Prof. Frederick R Carrick Grand Rounds at Yale – March 2, 2016

Such a wonderful share from Dr. Candito Carroccia who participated in Grand Rounds at Yale Medical with Dr. Frederick Carrick on March 2, 2016. – I feel very fortunate to have witnessed a historic event today. 30 years ago, while sitting in a small clinic in Epson New Hampshire I could never imagine that I …

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