Thirty years ago, film star Gary Busey suffered a traumatic brain injury as the result of a motorcycle accident in which he was not wearing a helmet. The actor says the injury and what happened afterward “Was a rebirth, physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.” TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Have a story in the news?
Today Gary is working closely with Dr. Daniel Amen to rehabilitate and retrain his brain. WATCH Brain Specialist On Gary Busey’s Traumatic Brain Injury: ‘It’s Almost Miraculous He’s Doing As Well As He’s Doing’
Dr. Amen is a clinical neuroscientist, psychiatrist, brain imaging expert and bestselling author, as well as founder of Amen Clinics.
Watch the video above, to hear Dr. Amen explain the multi-level approach he’s taking to help Gary and others who have suffered traumatic brain injury and cognitive impairment to “rescue” their brains. WATCH What Gary Busey Says About His Traumatic Brain Injury
“I also have to treat his ADD, because if I don’t, he won’t follow through on the other things,” Dr. Amen says.
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Dr. Daniel Amen is a nine-time bestselling author of titles including “Memory Rescue,”
and “Change Your Brain, Change Your Life.”
His newest book, “Feel Better Fast and Make It Last,”
is available online and wherever books are sold. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Are you involved in a story that has made the headlines? Dr. Daniel Amen On Actor Gary Busey’s Ongoing Recovery From TBI: ‘He Will Continue To Get Better As Long As He Puts His Brain In A Healing Environment’