Tag Archives: National Intrepid Center of Excellence

The mask in the middle show a split sense of self, while the mask on the right portrays chaos going on in the mind of its creator. DoD photo by Katie Lange

Art may not be a traditional therapy for service members coping with invisible wounds, but it is helping a lot of them share their stories and calm their minds.
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The orb at NICoE's Brain Fitness Center measures a patient's heartrate variability.  Photo by Beverli Alford

Many military members are using brain games and biofeedback to work on their cognitive function.
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Service members sneak in sleep where they can. Here, Army National Guard soldiers catch a few minutes onboard a C-17 Globemaster en route to Fort Hunter Liggett in central California. The mission was part of the 349th Air Mobility Wing's Air Force Specialty Code Training Weekend providing reservists with hands-on, realistic training that helps to hone their skills. U.S. Air Force Photograph by Heide Couch/Released

Sleep issues are common in the military, especially after deployment, and they can lead to more problems. Know there are ways to fix it.
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Photo courtesy of Warrior Canine Connection

While many wounded warriors get physical help via therapy dogs, service members with invisible wounds get the help they need by training those pups.
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Air Force photo by Sgt. Carlisle Fountain.

Healing from a traumatic brain injury and having trouble sleeping? Check out these tips for catching some zzz’s and keeping your recovery on track.
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