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New brain fitness program gives edge in academics, workplace, athletics

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Courtesy: HealthSource Saginaw Medical Rehabilitation Center Courtesy: HealthSource Saginaw Medical Rehabilitation Center
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Are looking to help your child do better in school? What about improve your family member’s recovery from an injury?

A new brain fitness program is helping those looking to get an edge in academics, the workplace, or athletics.

HealthSource Saginaw Medical Rehabilitation Center is introducing its newest program, Interactive Metronome. The training program is individually tailored for each person with settings that are adjustable to make training easier or more challenging.

It also offers real-time feedback.

The program can help people with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Dyslexia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Parkinson’s, Stroke, Concussion, it can also enhance sports performance and more.

HealthSource said patients will see optimal results if seen 2-3 times per week, but the duration of the training will vary as the settings and exercises are tailored to each individual. 

As patients advance through the training it may be appropriate to use the IM-home system and will only need to periodically follow up for re-evaluation and adjustment of the training program.

The program is overseen by certified Speech-Language Pathologist Katie McDonald.

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