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A Teen Athlete’s Struggle to Overcome Brain Injuries Suffered Through Concussions

A very detailed article on one of our patients, Cara Griffith, just came out in Parenting NH magazine. The author, Pamme Boutselis, chronicles Cara’s painful journey through two years of debilitating pain resulting from two concussions sustained while playing soccer. Once a soccer and music-loving high school student, Cara basically lost two years of her life while various doctors and treatment programs offered little in the way of hope, and less in the way of relief from pain. A stroke of good fortune allowed her mom Marcia to find out about us and CIT in August of 2014. Read the full article here to see how CIT has impacted Cara’s life and how she’s doing... read more

Extra, extra! Paula Abdul discusses her battle with RSD

Extra, extra! Read all about it! Check out the summer issue of PainPathways Magazine, featuring a special sit-down with RSD-survivor Paula Abdul. In the article, Paula talks about her lifelong struggle with chronic pain, and discusses the relief she feels thanks to Dr. Pedro’s, Cortical Integrative Therapy! Available now in print and online. Check out the full cover story below!   Paula Abdul Cover Story: “Straight up on the pain of Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy“... read more

NBC 10 Health Check Special Report: TBI & CIT

On February 25, 2013, local Channel 10, WJAR aired this special report on Cortical Integrative Therapy (CIT) and the successful treatment of headaches, migraines, concussions, and traumatic brain injuries. Featuring concussion survivor and advocate, Tracy Yatsko–watch as Tracy recounts an 8-year struggle that has led her to seek treatment with Rhode Island’s own, Dr. Victor Pedro.   To read the full story, click on the following link:   Health Check Special Report: Traumatic Brain Injury Special Treatment... read more

NBC 10 Feature: Successful Treatment of TBI

In case you missed it, check out last night’s NBC special on Cortical Integrative Therapy (CIT) and the successful treatment of migraines, headaches, concussions, and traumatic brain injuries. Featuring concussion survivor–Tracy Yatsko–watch as Tracy recounts an 8-year struggle that has led her to seek treatment with Rhode Island’s own, Dr. Victor Pedro. Health Check Special Report: Traumatic Brain Injury Special... read more
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