The third way of rehabilitation:
NIR as an alternative to current cerebral stimulation techniques.
NIR Cerebro® Infrared is a medical device (IIa class) CE and it emits near infra-red light through 256 LEDs placed inside.
Nowadays, in patients with brain injury, there are two main techniques used to facilitate rehabilitation processes: transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS).
Now, there’s a third way for rehabilitation which is NIR by Cerebro® which uses near infra-red light and is a non-invasive and painless medical device.
NIR uses the innovative technique of Photobiomodulation, which involves the passage of NIR light through a series of layers up to the cerebral cortex. Once it reaches the brain tissue, it modulates the neurons’ metabolism activating many beneficial effects such as stress oxidative reduction and an improvement of blood circulation.
Transcranial Photobiomodulation is indicated in the treatment of neurological pathologies that have a neuroinflammatory origin but also for prevention and healthy aging.
Alzheimer Disease (AD) is the most common neurodegenerative disease (60-70% of cases). Two hallmarks of AD are neuroinflammation and reactive gliosis. As the disease progresses, patients show difficulties in abilities such as language, memory, perception and execution of complex movements. NIR treatment affects cognitive functions, improves cerebral microcirculation and quality of life.
Parkinson is a neurodegenerative disease, characterized by a slow and progressive evolution. Although neurodegeneration involves subcortical brain areas, photobiomodulation is effective in improving motor and cognitive functions by promoting neurogenesis.
Cognitive fog affects both people who have been infected with Sars-CoV-2 and people who have not encountered the new Coronavirus. It is characterized by lack of lucidity, difficulty concentrating, small amnesias and a sense of mental fatigue. Underlying this condition are the processes of neuroinflammation that NIR allows to reduce.
Daily activities and work require complex cognitive functions such as long-term memory, planning skills, decision making and solving problems. Photobiomodulation is an opportunity to empower cognitive abilities in those who have mental tiredness and exhaustion.
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