The Concussion Repair Manual: A Practical Guide to Recovering from Traumatic Brain Injuries by Dr. Dan EngleThe Concussion Repair Manual: A Practical Guide to Recovering from Traumatic Brain Injuries by Dr. Dan Engle

The Concussion Repair Manual: A Practical Guide to Recovering from Traumatic Brain Injuries

byDr. Dan Engle

Paperback | October 17, 2017

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Concussion -- the biggest name in today's high-impact sports.

As more and more high profile athletes come forward to share their stories of invisible suffering after head injuries, we as a culture are finally acknowledging this silent epidemic.

The Concussion Repair Manual is written as a user's guide for those suffering after head traumas and those that support them.  It is one-part "textbook," packed with the leading research on medical technologies for healing the injured brain, and one-part "workbook," offering a step-by-step method for making and tracking a personalized recovery regimen.

Dr. Dan Engle's background and passion for concussion repair stem from a three-decade investigation into the many modalities for healing his own traumas.  When the usual medical treatments didn't help, he explored what was possible, found what worked and put them into this manual - "the best of the best" in the medical arena for recovering from sports related head injury.

Dr. Dan Engle is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology, with a clinical practice that combines functional medicine, integrative psychiatry, neuro-cognitive restoration and peak performance methods.  He lectures and consults globally and is the medical advisor to Onnit Labs, the True Rest Float Centers and several international ...
Title:The Concussion Repair Manual: A Practical Guide to Recovering from Traumatic Brain InjuriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:388 pages, 9.9 × 7 × 0.9 inPublished:October 17, 2017Publisher:Lifestyle Entrepreneurs PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1946697346

ISBN - 13:9781946697349

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Table of Contents

Cracking My Cosmic Egg

How to Use This Book


Introduction - History of Treatment and Current Trends

The Big Picture of Traumatic Brain Injury - Past and Present

Leading Causes of TBI

Long-Term Effects of TBI

Just How Far Have We Come?

How Healthy Brains Are Supposed to Work

The Injured Brain

Genetics and the Alzheimer's Link

The Limits of Conventional TBI Treatment

Diagnosis and Classi cation of TBI

The Keys to Effective Treatments

Chapter 1: Primal Technologies

Case Report

Primal Technologies Overview

Water: Floatation Therapy

Light: LLLT (aka Cold Laser Therapy)

Oxygen: HBOT

Frequency: PEMF, TMS and tDCS

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS)

Chapter 2: Interventional Therapeutics

Case Report

Therapeutics Overview

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Learning: Cognitive Rehabilitation Devices


Stem Cell Therapy

Acupuncture - coauthored by Dr. Andy Swanson

Pharmaceutical Nootropics

Chapter 3: Biologic Nootropics

Fish Oil

Phosphatidylserine (PS) and Phosphatidylcholine (PC)

Glutathione (GSH)

Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)

Lithium Orotate

B12 (Methylcobalamin)

Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA)

Acetyl-L-Carnitine (ALC)

Chapter 4: Nature's Medicine

Case Report


Sun: Heliotherapy


Sound: Music Therapy - Authored by Dr. Andy Swanson

Skin: Earthing

Chapter 5: Personal Practices

Case Report

Gyroscopic Repair: Balance and Body Weight Training

Movement, Qi Gong and Engaging Vestibular "Flow"

Centering the Mind, Strengthening the Brain - Meditation.

Coauthored with Dr. Andy Swanson

The Pump: Inversion Therapy

The Gatekeepers: Faith and Perseverance


Chapter 6: Foods for Recovery

For Those Interested in Detoxi cation, Vegetarianism and

Plants-Only Diets

The Ketogenic Diet

Oily Fish

Coconut Oil



Chapter 7: What to Avoid

Repeat TBI




Chapter 8: TBI Assessment Tools

SPECT Imaging

EEG Supported Testing

Non-EEG-based Computerized Assessments

On-Field and At-Home Paper Form Assessments:

Chapter 9: Putting It All Together

TO DO, TAKE & AVOID Checklist Immediately After a

Suspected TBI or Concussion

Establishing Symptom Baselines

Creating Your Treatment Protocol

Top 10 Rules of Engagement

Workbook Section

Activities Log

Nutrition & Supplementation Log


General Resources

Introduction Resources

Chapter 1 Resources

Chapter 2 Resources

Chapter 3 Resources

Chapter 4 Resources

Chapter 5 Resources

Chapter 6 Resources

Chapter 7 Resources

Chapter 8 Resources

Chapter 9 Resources

Miscellaneous Resources