According to Headache Australia, about 3 million people suffer from Migraine down under. Affected patients learn that “migraines” are an incurable genetic disease for which medication is the only option. Later, after the progression to Chronic Migraine, many patients are accused of medication-overuse and encouraged to try Botox or surgery. Martin Brink, the author of the Scientific Patient Guide “THE MIGRAINE REVOLUTION”, will present his successful concept of a Comprehensive Neurotherapy for the rehabilitation of Migraine Disorder with a series of cases from his practice in the Gold Coast.
The brain is an information processing machine adjusting itself to the environment. Information processing can be defined as reducing uncertainty. It has been suggested that the brain developed from an evolutionary point of view once living creatures started moving around in a changing and thus uncertain environment.
Dr Natalie Challis has found that effective treatment of Neurobehavioural disorders require a 4 pillared approach: Brain – QEEG and an individualised Loreta Neurofeedback protocol, Body – The clinical application of functional neurology focuses on regulating the activity of the brain, which stimulates changes throughout the nervous system, Behaviour – Working with an educational specialist, and a psychologist, to reinforce the neurological change into behaviour and Balance – Both the gut and brain originate early in embryogenesis from the same clump of tissue, which divides during fetal development.
This presentation, "Responding to the needs of consumers with complex trauma histories a consumer perspective" focuses on the needs of adult survivors of child abuse, highlighting the frequent