The Brain: A basic understanding of how it works.
7 minute read Take-home message The brain is mostly made up of two types of cells, neurons, and glial cells. The neurons transmit messages while the glial cells provide structural and metabolic support, insulation and guidance during development. Neurological disorders all involve malfunction of or damage to the nervous system Understanding how the brain communicates messages is essential when choosing the correct OT treatment approach Why is it important for OT’s to have a basic understanding of brain physiology? Understanding how messages are received and transmitted by the brain, and what the different areas of the brain are...Read More