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Sat May 17 23:51:45 EST 1997

                                       DR. BRUCKER'S BIOFEEDBACK
    There is now hope for spinal cord injuries, strokes, and cerebral palsy
patients that has resulted in paralysis or loss of motor skills.  Dr.
Bernard Brucker, internationally known for his Biofeedback treatments, has
developed a biofeedback program which helps restore function to people with
physical disabilities.

    Dr. Brucker's program is designed to locate faint or previously
undetected motor 
neural signals from the brain to the paralyzed limb.  Often, the signal is
so faint it is undetectable except through Dr. Brucker's testing process. 
Once the signal is located focus can be directed toward strengthening the
muscle it is attached to and developing other motor neuron signals to aid
in the process.  This becomes a powerful tool in the treatment of certain
physical disorders.

     Mike Utley, Detroit Lions Professional Football Player, was carried
from the field with a C6-7 spinal cord injury affecting the arms, hands,
trunk, and legs.  With Biofeedback Mike made large gains in learned control
of the muscles in his legs.  He has also gained the use of signals to the
muscles in his fingers, back, which he is now strengthening.  Mike's
prognosis is good to continue to gain control over his muscles through
these Biofeedback techniques according to Dr. Brucker.

    Dr. Brucker has found that not all spinal cord injuries are
neurologically complete.  There may be some neural tracts, perhaps
duplicate ones not used before, or some tissue that may be recovered after
injury but has not been trained for use.  In many cases we find there is
undamaged neural tissue in the spinal cord that is not efficiently utilized
by the brain.  In short, Dr Brucker's program recruits motor neurons with
the patient learning how to voluntarily recruit a motor signal in the
  This produces a motor signal to the muscle site... producing action.

     Currently, Dr. Brucker has a year waiting list but has developed a
satellite laboratory in New Castle, Pa that is accepting new patients.  For
more information please e-mail us at PrayHard99 at aol.com with your mailing
address to receive a free packet of information.

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