What is Biofeedback?

According to an article by Bette Runck of the National Institute of Mental Health biofeedback “is a treatment technique in which people are trained to improve their health by using signals from their own bodies.” For example a physical therapist may use biofeedback to help stroke victims regain movement in paralyzed muscles. Biofeedback treatment has been proven to alleviate pain and stress. Nobody can explain just how biofeedback works but most patients benefit from biofeedback by learning to relax and modify their behavior. It is believed that relaxation is a key component in biofeedback treatment of many disorders, particularly those brought on or made worse by stress.

Absolute Health implements the LIFE System in their biofeedback process. The LIFE System is designed to aide in the reduction of stress and muscle relaxation. The LIFE System biofeedback process consists of three steps:

  • As a premier biofeedback system The LIFE System records subtle “reactive” informal “stress potentials” provided during the assessment procedure with the practitioner.
  • The LIFE System evaluates the responses through the high-end visual graphic interface.
  • The computer challenges the individual with the information by feeding it back to the client. A portable windows based application the LIFE system offers the practitioner enhanced therapy modalities as well as in house testing capabilities.

 

Intuitive interface, aesthetic design and state of the art computer programming offers practitioners an easy to use interface.

For more information about biofeedback, contact Absolute Health Arizona.

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