Rewiring for recovery: How your kid’s brain can bounce back

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Rewiring for recovery: How your kid's brain can bounce back

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Imagine our brains like a complex circuit board, and today we’re going to break down how to keep that board lit up and buzzing for optimal health. We’ll talk mechanics, chemicals, and good old-fashioned brain care.

We’ll dive into the juicy topic of neuroplasticity and why those quick solutions to health issues aren’t always the best solution. Let’s face it, understanding our health is a marathon, not a sprint. I’ll even share a story from my own circle that really spotlights the twists and turns in navigating our healthcare maze.

Today’s episode is going to be chock-full of nuggets, from the impacts of surgery to the wonders a pair of sneakers can do for our spine health. We’ll even touch on the big things, like how important tummy time is for babies and what might go sideways if little ones miss out.

Got a crawler in the house? You’ll want to hear why their time on all fours is laying down some major brainpower for later. I’m even sharing some tools of the trade that could help keep your child’s development on track.

And yes, we’re going to get real about the hurdles of sticking to a care plan when life throws curveballs—because it will, and how crucial it is to watch for developmental milestones.

It’s all about making sense of the wiring in our little ones’ heads and giving them the best start possible—let’s get this brain party started!

In this episode, we cover:

  • Early childhood development’s role in brain wiring and balance
  • The concept of neuroplasticity and its effect on chronic pain and behavior
  • The necessity of allowing enough time for developmental programs to work
  • Repetition and its role in establishing new patterns in the brain
  • Personal experiences with footwear and the importance of grounding
  • The impact of cesarean section on a child’s developmental mechanics
  • Importance of monitoring developmental milestones and physical activities

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More about Connect My Brain:

Why is this happening to my kid and what can I do about it? If you are the parent of a developmentally delayed child then you’ve probably asked this question more than once. That’s where I come in! I’m Dr. Laura Hanson and I specialize in identifying the “why” and telling you the “what.” Join me every Thursday for a deeper look at how our brains are wired and how to get the most out of your mind. Are you looking to break negative patterns, overcome mood disorders, or optimize your potential? Maybe your child struggles with ADHD, OCD or other learning difficulties. Tune in to Connect My Brain, where I explain concepts like biofeedback and neurofeedback, brainwave frequencies, and much more. Let me help you change your life by changing your mind! Contact me HERE.


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