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Noteworthy


Infection Risk Mitigation for Biofeedback Providers:

Biofeedback providers necessarily make contact with patients or clients using sterile and non-sterile instruments and sensors. Many biofeedback providers lack the aseptic technique training that is common to licensed medical providers. This review familiarizes biofeedback providers with the essential principles and procedures of infection risk mitigation by touching on routes of disease transmission, disinfection, sanitization, and Spaulding classification. Basic suggestions for infection risk mitigation standards of practice are offered.


Biofeedback in the News! Technology That Prods You to Take Action, Not Just Collect Data.


Biofeedback Therapy for the Treatment of Cerebral Palsy and Concussions.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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REVISED FOR 2020!

UPDATED FOR 2020: Biofeedback education brochures now available – at NO CHARGE TO MEMBERS! Click here and download yours today.

Educating and informing others about the importance of biofeedback training is not always as easy. To better explain and market our profession, AAPB offers its members brochures that can be downloaded without charge, and can be branded with your office information and printed for use in your practice to educate anyone with interest in our modality.

These brochures are ideal for:

  • patients
  • practitioners
  • parents
  • pediatricians
  • psychologists
  • psychiatrists
  • EVERYONE AND ANYONE WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM BIOFEEDBACK!

AAPB provides downloadable brochures as a member benefit in the hope that members will distribute them to inform their communities of the unique and beneficial work provided by our the field



What is Biofeedback?

Biofeedback has evolved from a fascination in the 1960s and 70s to a mainstream methodology today for treating certain medical conditions and improving human performance. This evolution has been driven by years of scientific research demonstrating that the mind and body are connected, and that people can be taught to harness the power of this connection to change physical activity and improve health and function. Public interest in biofeedback is growing, and with it the need for a clear answer to the question, “what is biofeedback?” The leading professional organizations representing the field have answered with the following standard definition:

Biofeedback is a process that enables an individual to learn how to change physiological activity for the purposes of improving health and performance. Precise instruments measure physiological activity such as brainwaves, heart function, breathing, muscle activity, and skin temperature. These instruments rapidly and accurately "feed back" information to the user. The presentation of this information — often in conjunction with changes in thinking, emotions, and behavior — supports desired physiological changes. Over time, these changes can endure without continued use of an instrument.

Approved May 18, 2008 by:
Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB)
Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA)
International Society for Neurofeedback and Research (ISNR)

To learn more about biofeedback, go to the AAPB Consumer's page.

 

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