Stroke and Brain Injury
WHAT TO EXPECT
After a brain injury such as stroke or head trauma, there are initial life saving measures that need to be taken. Then there is the important rehabilitation for restoration of various functions. Then, if recovery is incomplete, there is a plateau or stable phase where the individual is told that no more progress can be made. That does not always need to be the case. Often, rapid and profound improvements can take place with new therapies that have virtually no side effects. NIHA has innovative techniques using a combination of hyperbaric chamber oxygen therapy,
I.V. nutritional therapy, and if appropriate, osteopathic therapy which support the body’s ability to heal after a traumatic occurrence such as stroke or brain injury.
Integrative Medicine Therapies for Stroke & Brain Injury
Relox™ is a procedure developed by Bruce Rind, M.D., and consists of an intravenous infusion of a vitamin/mineral solution with the simultaneous application of oxygen by mask. The technique can vary from patient to patient depending on the medical condition. Results can vary depending on severity of injury. Those who start out with the most function (least amount of brain injury) tend to have better results.The procedures success is due, in part, to the method of administration of the nutrients and oxygen, and additional therapies are often applied to enhance the results. A patent for Relox™ is currently applied pending.
Hyperbaric Chamber Oxygen Therapy is the breathing of oxygen under hyperbaric (air pressure higher than sea level) conditions. This is accomplished by breathing the oxygen inside a chamber where the air pressure can be controlled and elevated to an appropriate level. Thesensation is similar to that experienced when taking off or landing in an airplane. A typical treatment usually lasts one hour although the time can be adjusted as needed. There is a broad range of uses for the healing that is facilitated by oxygen.
It can be very beneficial to stroke or brain injured patients because it delivers oxygen at the cellular level. The hyperbaric chamber is an excellent medical tool which has been previously unavailable or too costly to use.
While the use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for stroke patients is well-known in Europe, such use has not met with much acceptance in the United States and is mostly used in integrative medicine centers with experience in functional medicine.
Heavy Metal Detoxification is used for removing many heavy metals from the body.
I.V. Nutritional Therapy and oral medications may also be used. Herbal detoxification often may be accomplished using herbal mixtures. Blood levels of heavy metals can be monitored.
Stroke Brain Injury Therapy Video Testimonial
Brain Injury Therapies Testimonial letter:
Ten years ago when I was thirty years old, I had a stroke. It was caused by a brain aneurysm which required surgery because of the excessive bleeding. I needed extensive therapy in order to regain my speech, motor skills and thought processes. Though I made progress during the following ten years, I still had chronic problems and found myself regressing. I was plagued with chronic fatigue, constant pain in my muscles, and numbness on my right side, especially in my extremities (fingers and toes). I suffered from clouded thinking and slurred speech. Though I was always hopeful, the situation was looking grim. God answered my prayers when I was referred to Dr. Rind. He believed he could get rid of some numbness on my right side that day. He was right! Other doctors told me that it would be impossible. He gave me a treatment called "Relox." It contains vitamins and minerals with no drugs. To my excitement, within minutes I was able to feel my fingertips on my right side.The first time in ten years! As the minutes rushed by I discovered the lost feeling of my toes. You never know how important these things are until you no longer have them. Words can't express how excited I am about regaining my long lost sensations. I was equally astonished that I had walked into the office with every muscle in my body hurting as usual, but the pain has vanished after my I.V. treatment. My speech and thought processes have improved also. I am now feeling like a new person. I waited and prayed for years for the rest of my healing to be manifested and I rejoice in God that it has been realized. Joy M. Mullineaux Annapolis, MD