Bay Area Brain Spa co-founder, Angela Martinucci is a young breast cancer survivor. Along her road to cancer recovery, she discovered NeurOptimal® neurofeedback which helped her tremendously with chemo brain, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and more. She felt the need to share this beneficial technology with others in her young cancer community.
Her work with cancer recovery patients started in 2013 providing neurofeedback at an integrative oncology center in San Francisco. The results were transformative for patients who were struggling.
The Bay Area Brain Spa was formed with an integrative approach to supporting wellness. Our curated wellness offerings utilize some of the top wellness technologies to support the mind and body during and after cancer treatments.
Cancer treatments are aggressive and wreak havoc on physical and emotional health while killing cancer cells.
At the Brain Spa, we are able to support patient’s mental, emotional, and physical health with our specialized approach to whole mind and body wellness.
The western medical approach to cancer has not changed much over the years and the treatment protocol tends to be “cut, burn, poison”. Unfortunately, this approach just focuses on blasting cancer cells and typically hits other healthy cells as well. The impact of chemotherapy can wipe out a healthy microbiome, overwhelm the body with toxins and create a lot of collateral damage for the patient.
Surgeries can result in a lifetime of a painful swelling of limbs, lymphedema which is often seen in the breast cancer community.
After years of work with cancer recovery patients, we have seen just how bad the brain fog from chemo brain, depression, anxiety about recurrence, insomnia, and more can be. The feeling of being done with cancer treatments and others tell you how good you look now that you are “better” can be the most isolating feeling only making matters worse.
Many cancer survivors experience a post-treatment “crash”. The weekly routine of doctors appointments and needles have come to an end and there is a sense of “now what?”.
Often the answer to this challenging time is more.
More prescription meds for anxiety.
More meds for depression.
More meds for sleep.
More and more meds to counteract the side effects of other meds.
It can be a very slippery slope and set patients up for a lifetime of suffering.
We support our clients by helping the body heal from a cellular level and restoring balance in the central nervous system. Often after cancer treatment patients are stuck in sympathetic dominance, their nervous system still thinks it’s being “chased by a tiger” and stuck in a traumatic state. The body can only heal when it is in parasympathetic mode. We help to calm the central nervous system and allow the body to tap into its own intrinsic wisdom to heal itself.
Our curated approach to cancer recovery and restoring wellness for the cancer community includes neurofeedback, cellular repair, and lymphatic massage. Neurofeedback is our core offering and we believe that everyone should train their brain. Neurofeedback during or after cancer treatments is supportive for emotional wellbeing and keeping the nervous system calm and regulated which allows for better healing.
Cancer Recovery Curated Wellness
- Chemo Brain
- Feeling down or depressed
- Stress resilience
- Lymphedema treatment
- Detox from chemo
- Increase circulation
- Pre and Post Surgery
- Weight loss
NanoVi helps with:
NanoVi produces the same biological signal that our body’s produce to repair cell damage. The technology has been used in cancer centers for cellular repair and reducing oxidative damage. Chemotherapy and radiation treatments dramatically increase the body’s need to repair oxidative damage to the cells.
- Repair oxidative damage
- Cellular repair
- Supports Detox
- Increased energy
- Expedite healing process
We would love to consult with you about your cancer recovery and help you on your journey back to wellness.