You notice your elderly loved one is forgetting words or daily tasks more than usual and displaying personality changes. Should you be worried? Is it dementia? Alzheimer’s? And what’s the difference? We’ll help you unravel the these similar, but different terms.
Every patient starting cognitive or speech rehabilitation therapy is different and requires a personalized therapy regimen, based on who they are, their diagnosis and the progress they are making towards their recovery goals. With the use of “big data"-driven analytics, it is now possible to micro-personalize therapy for patients.
Primary Progressive Aphasia is a little known, often confused, and frequently missed diagnosis. What is it? What goes into the diagnosis? How can we harness the brain to compensate for it? Read on as we explain the symptoms, known causes, and how language tasks can help.
Language is a complicated system – yet we often don’t think about the components of language until one of them runs amuck. Today’s post discusses the various aspects of language - specifically, oral language, or how we speak and understand spoken language - and which Constant Therapy tasks can help you to overcome individual difficulties.
You've had a brain injury or stroke and certain things in your daily life are affected, but not everything. You know your injury was on the right side of your brain. So, why are you having trouble with actions on the left side of your body? Here's a quick explanation of which side of the brain is responsible for what types of thoughts, emotions, and actions. You might be surprised!
Research results show that after using Constant Therapy for 6 weeks, a resident diagnosed with dementia in the Special Care Unit of a large retirement community showed functional improvement and more independence.
The term “neuroplasticity” or “brain plasticity” refers to the ability of your brain to reorganize itself, both physically and functionally, throughout your life, due to your environment. One of the biggest shifts in our understanding of brain plasticity is that it is a lifelong phenomenon.
Reprinted from Advance Healthcare Network for Speech & Hearing, Nov 21, 2016
We are always excited to see new research added to the field that further validates the effectiveness of Constant Therapy. Thank you to the many scientists working hard to bring more research to the field of neurorehabilitation that drives our evidence-based practice. This overview summarizes the latest research out of Drexel University, which tested how well two of Constant Therapy’s tasks lined up with expected brain activity.
"Precision medicine is going to play a key role in the future of healthcare. See what else Constant Therapy founder Veera Anantha had to say during his interview with Dataconomy.