Category: Functional Neurology

Red Light and Near Infrared Therapy

Red Light and Near Infrared Therapy is one of the many modalities that can be used during treatment at CFNC. In order to create neuroplasticity your brain needs three things: Oxygen Fuel (glucose and ketones) Stimulation At CFNC, we surround every treatment plan with these things in mind. Red Light and Near Infrared Therapy helps…
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Are Chiropractic Adjustments Good For The Brain?

We often have patients tell us that they have seen a chiropractor before and that they would feel really good after the adjustment and then within a few hours or days their symptoms would come back. As functional neurologists, this is a big indicator that their brain needs more specific stimulation to address a dysfunction…
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Why Should I Take Supplements?

“Should I be taking supplements?” “Why should I be taking them?” “Do I need to take supplements every day for the rest of my life?” “How do I know what supplement brands are best to take?” “There are so many different kinds of supplements, how do I know what I should be taking?” “How much…
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Why Do We Run Blood Work?

New patient examinations at CFNC include both running blood work and a urinalysis. Oftentimes we get asked why we run blood work when we are looking at the brain and nervous system. This blog post will explain why! The brain and the entire nervous system are the master control center of our body. Our nervous…
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Blood Glucose and Brain Function: It’s a Two Way Street

Glucose is an essential fuel source for our brain. Our brain requires 25-35% of our blood glucose throughout the day. It is important to maintain a steady state of glucose in our blood. Insulin and glucose responses have significant impacts on amino acid/protein transport through the blood brain barrier. Fluctuations in insulin and glucose levels…
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Why Do We Examine Eye Movements?

As a patient at CFNC, your initial examination will include a targeted bedside neurological exam and additional in-depth diagnostic testing. As part of the exam and testing, the doctor will be looking at your eye movements. These tests require you to follow the doctor’s finger while it moves and/or follow a target on a screen…
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What to Expect as a New Patient at Carolina Functional Neurology Center

Welcome to Carolina Functional Neurology Center! We encourage you to read our blog posts, watch our videos, and scroll through our Facebook and Instagram channels to learn more about our holistic healthcare approach and success stories.  As a new patient, you have a few options available to create your new patient appointment. You can begin…
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What is Functional Neurology?

Functional neurology is a speciality within the chiropractic profession that was built on the principle of Sherrington’s 1932 Nobel Prize winning theory. This theory is known as the “central integrated state.” It describes the nervous system’s integrity and current state of function being the sum of all its activating and inhibiting pathways and inputs. Because…
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