The brain is the most nutrient- and energy-dependent organ in the body. It consists of 60% fat and has 80 billion neurons on average. The brain utilizes 20% of the blood and oxygen in the body. Dr. Silverman examines the vulnerability of the brain and how a concussion impacts the entire body. There are 3.8 million concussion reports annually. In this talk Dr. Silverman discusses how to treat the system instead of the symptom to achieve root cause resolution in patients suffering from a concussion.
Originally aired August 30, 2018
Robert Silverman, DC, MS, CNS, CCN graduated magna cum laude from the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic and has a Master of Science in Human Nutrition. Dr. Silverman is a diplomate with the American Clinical Board of Nutrition and the Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition. He has a full-time private practice in White Plains, NY, where he specializes in the treatment of joint pain with innovative, science-based, nonsurgical approaches and functional nutrition. He has published numerous articles in both lay and professional journals. Dr. Silverman is a regular contributor to several media outlets. He was awarded the prestigious 2015 Sports Chiropractor of the Year by the ACA Sports Council and published the book Inside/Out Health: A Revolutionary Approach to Your Body in 2016.
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