BrainCore Therapy Centers of NJ

BrainCore Therapy of Eatontown, LLC


Jordan L. Kovacs, DC, BCN

117 State Route 35, Suite 2

Eatontown, NJ 07724

732-389-2800


One building north of the Toys R Us plaza

BrainCore Therapy of Manasquan, LLC


Frank R. Stiso, DC, BCN

1903 Atlantic Ave

Manasquan, NJ 08736

732-528-7746


Across from the Atlantic Club

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Neurofeedback
Brainwaves This short article provides a nice explanation of the four different brainwaves
EEG Training of College Students Results of this study suggest that some "normal" young adults can learn to increase EEG activity associated with improved attention
Neurofeedback and Other Brain Based Technologies Specific brain based training techniques can identify and directly address neuro-physiological development issues with a precision and speed unmatched by older approaches.
Train Your Brain Mental exercises with neurofeedback may ease symptoms of attention-deficit disorder, epilepsy and depression--and even boost cognition in healthy brains
Critical Validation Studies of Neurofeedback In the pediatric field, the most widespread application of neurofeedback is for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Evidenced Based Neurofeedback Neurofeedback practice is growing rapidly, with the widest acceptance for applications to ADHD, learning disabilities, seizures, depression, acquired brain injuries, substance abuse, and anxiety
Stroke Patients Regain Sight After Intensive Brain Training People left partially blind by a stroke learned to use undamaged parts of their brains to improve their vision
EEG Patterns and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome This study examined the EEG findings of 28 females with chronic fatigue syndrome
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder - The Neurofeedback Remedy The successful application of neurofeedback to post traumatic stress disorder in returning veterans is described
Premenstrual Syndrome and Neurofeedback At the end of three months of treatment the median reduction in PMS symptoms for the 17 patients was 76%, and twelve of the 17 patients technically no longer had PMS
What is Neurofeedback This is an in depth examination of neurofeedback
Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ADHD)
A Comparison of Neurofeedback and Psychostimulants in Treating ADHD The results of this study demonstrated that neurofeedback is an effective alternative to stimulant medication
ADD/ADHD Demystified: What You Really Need to Know This article provides a wonderful explanation of how neurological dysregulation or brainwave imbalance may cause symptoms related to ADD/ADHD
Study Shows Possible Link Between Deaths and ADHD Drugs A study funded by the Food and Drug Administration and the National Institute of Mental Health claims that children taking stimulant drugs such as Ritalin to treat ADHD are several times as likely to suffer sudden, unexplained death as children who are not taking such drugs
Neurofeedback Treatment for ADHD in Children: A Comparison With Methylphenidate (Ritalin) The findings suggest that neurofeedback was efficient in improving some of the behavioral components of ADHD in children whose parents favored a nonpharmacological treatment
Duke University - A New Study for Treating ADHD This study provides important new evidence to support the use of neurofeedback as a treatment for ADHD
The Effects of Stimulant Therapy, Neurofeedback, and Parenting Style onthe Symptoms of ADHD This study was published in the medical journal Applied Psychology and Biofeedback in December of 2002
Self Regulation: A New Treatment for Children with ADHD This article was published in the prestigious medical journal, Pediatrics
Washington Post Article This article was run in the December 15th issue of The Washington Post
The Side Effects of ADD/ADHD Medication Drugs to treat ADD/ADHD should be used cautiously and only on a short term basis with specific goals in mind
ADHD Drugs May Slow Growth In a study in the April issue of Pediatrics, researchers report that after two years of follow up, stimulant medications may slow growth in height
Neurofeedback in the Treatment of ADHD This article appeared in the journal Alternative Medicine Review in June of 2007
The Place of Neurofeedback for ADD/ADHD Neurofeedback is an evidence based treatment and should always be considered as an option
Electroencephalographic Biofeedback (Neurofeedback) in the Treatment of ADD/ADHD Studies demonstrate clinical improvement in at least 75% of the patients
New Evidence Supporting Neurofeedback for Treating ADD/ADHD This article describes a new study that supports the use of neurofeedback as a treatment for ADD/ADHD
A Review of the Literature Regarding the Efficacy of Neurofeedback in the Treatment of ADD/ADHD This 157 page research paper provides a comprehensive summary of the literature supporting neurofeedback as a treatment option for ADD/ADHD. This is a large document and may take a couple of minutes to download
Neurofeedback in the Schools to Treat ADHD This study demonstrates that neurofeedback can be used to treat ADHD in a school setting
Migraine & Tension Headaches
Treating Migraines Without Painkillers In March of 2006 ABC News ran an interesting story describing the use of neurofeedback to treat migraine.
Hemoencephalography in the Treatment of Migraines Over 90% of those subjects who completedat least 6 sessions reported significant improvements in migraine activity
Self Regulation using Neurofeedback in Children with Migraine After neurofeedback, a significant reduction of days with migraine and other headache parameters was observed
Infrared images of Head Pain This article is written by Jeff Carmen, PhD. and it describes the relationships between different types of headaches and blood flow to the brain
Migraine and Tension Headache relief Using Neurofeedback The national Headache Foundation recommends the natural and safe therapy of neurofeedback for people with headaches
Neurofeedback with 37 migraneurs: a clinical outcome study This recent study was published in Behavioral and Brain Functions on February 2, 2010. The results indicate that 70% of those in the study experienced significant headache relief.
Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
Asperger's Syndrome: Case Study The subject experienced significant improvements in both neurological and behavioral function after forty sessions of neurotherapy administered over the course of a year
Autism: Case Study This is an incredible story about an eight year old autistic girl being treated with neurofeedback
CNN Report on Autism Recently CNN reported on the dramatic increase of autism spectrum disorders in California. A 273% increase between 1987 and 1998
Guided Neurofeedback for Autistic Spectrum Disorder This article reviews emerging evidence that neurofeedback can remediate connectivity anomalies in the brain leading to symptom reduction and functional improvement
School Based Neurofeedback for Autistic Spectrum Disorder This article is a nice review of the literature describing neurofeedback and autism
Study Finds That Neurofeedback Helps Those With Autistic Disorders This article was published in Science Daily in February of 2008
Assessment - Guided Neurofeedback for Autistic Spectrum Disorder Evidence from multiple measures has demonstrated that neurofeedback can be an effective treatment for Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Positive Outcome With Neurofeedback Treatment In a Case of Mild Autism This article focuses on the experiences of Frankie, an autistic 8 and 1/2 year old boy
Retraining the Brain:Using Neurofeedback to Help Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder This article first appeared in the May-June 2004 issue of the Autism-Asperger's Digest
Memory Loss
Memory Retention This is an indepth paper describing the short term circuitry of the brain and its relationship to brainwaves
Neurofeedback training to enhance learning and memory This case study was published in the Indian Journal of Neurotrauma in 2009
Cognitive Reserve This paper describes how cognitive reserve may offset the symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease
Brain Activity Related to Working Memory and Distraction in Children and Adults This paper describes how the brain reacts to distraction with regards to memory
Train Your Brain Mental exercises with neurofeedback may boost cognition in healthy brains
Neurofeedback and the Senior Mind- A Useful Therapy for the Brain Of all the things that people fear about getting old, losing their mental faculties is right at the top of the list
Researchers Find Link Between Improved Memory and the Use of Neurofeedback The results announced in the International Journal of Psychophysiology this month show a link between neurofeedback training and improved memory in a 40 person trial
Chronic Pain / Fibromyalgia
Control Over Brain Activation and Pain Control over the innate pain modulatory system could enable a unique mechanism for pain control
Treatment of Fibromyalgia using Neurofeedback This study revealed statistically significant improvements
Neurofeedback for Pain The findings suggest that many patients who receive neurofeedback training report significant reductions in their experience of pain
New Hope for Sufferes of Chronic Pain Neurofeedback is the most advanced method of retraining the brain and now it offers new hope to sufferers of chronic pain
Treatment of Fibromyalgia Incorporating Neurofeedback Thirty patients treated with neurofeedback experienced significant reductions in a broad array of symptoms
Insomnia / Sleep Disturbance
Treatment of Insomnia with Neurofeedback This is a replication study demonstrating the efficacy of SMR neurofeedback on people suffering with insomnia
Sleep Deprivation This study shows how sleep deprivation affects ability to make sense of what we see
Peak Performance
A Quiet Mind is a Winning Mind This procedure is called neurofeedback training. Many athletes swear by it and say it improves their performance, among them the tennis champion Mary Pierce and the Olympic gold-medal skier Hermann Maier, not to mention various players on the 2006 World Cup champion Italian soccer team.
Getting Your Head in the Game From the World Cup to youth tennis; the science of finding the zone
Validating the Efficacy of Neurofeedback for Optimising Performance Published in the prestigious journal Progress in Brain Research, this article provides a thorough discussion regarding the efficacy of neurofeedback for peak performance training
Optimizing Microsurgical Skills with Neurofeedback This study concluded that neurofeedback training provided significant improvement in surgical technique
Neurofeedback for the Enhancement of Athletic Performance and Physical Balance The author’s experiences in treating patients with serious balance problems and observing their rapid improvements provides encouraging evidence for the potential neurofeedback to enhance physical balance in sports such as gymnastics, skiing, ice skating, hockey, skateboarding, and snowboarding.
Audio Visual Entrainment (AVE)
Rediscovery of Audio Visual Entrainment This study shows a reduction in impulsiveness, inattention, reaction times and variability
Audio Visual Entrainment as a Treatment for Behavior Disorders in School Setting Behaviors are improved with AVE use in a school setting