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Motion is Lotion

“Motion is lotion for the brain” is a phrase I once heard a doctor say at a neurology seminar and it has
since stuck with me. It reminds me of the care we use when we apply lotion to our skin and the
protective benefits of keeping the...


A Better Night's Sleep

Did you know that about 20 years of an individual’s lifetime is spent sleeping, but that most of us don’t sleep for the recommended minimum of 8 hours a night? Common sleep mistakes mean we don’t reap the numerous health...


Winter Sports Head Injury Prevention

It's officially Winter in New England and despite the cold, a lot of us Northerner’s look forward to this season every year.

It’s the time of year where we can dust off our winter jackets and snow pants and play in the snow! Whether you...

New Hampshire Concussion Center
Dr. Denise talks about Concussions

The Neurology of Forward Head Posture and How It Can Impact Individuals with Brain Injury

Did you know that Forward Head Posture (FHP) has been shown to affect the brain negatively? Research shows that “90% of the stimulation and nutrition to the brain is generated by the movement of the spine” (1). With a blow to the head,...


The Neck Connection in Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI)

You may be asking yourself, “What do my neck and spine have to do with my concussion symptoms, especially since I am not experiencing neck or back pain?” Or another question you may be wondering is, “I have had neck and back pain...

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