Some experts say music works through different brain networks than speech, and that theory has led to a new treatment method for brain injury patients. As CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez reported, the treatment combines music therapy with speech pathology Linda Foote recalls the tense days in November 2014 when her son, Andrew, overdosed on opiates.
Briana Lawson, 7, of Macon, faces a long road back, after a devastating Christmas Day car accident killed her older sister and left Briana with a severe brain injury. She spent two months at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, enduring six surgeries. There, therapists are using an unusual approach to help Lawson recover. The second-grader loves… [Read More]
In an era of increasing activity in the biotech sector, Brian Harris is bringing a level of simplicity to the medical field. His company, MedRhythms, uses melodies and rhythms to help treat and combat the effects of certain brain injuries, strokes, and Parkinson’s disease. “2.5 million people suffer from brain injury or stroke, (in the U.S.),… [Read More]