If you need a more accessible version of this website, click this button on the right. Switch to Accessible Site


You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Close [x]

Call Us Today

(503) 472-6550

Offer Image

First Visit special price, for a limited time: Only $85 For Spinal Adjustment Only

(Excludes Nutritional Consultation, Nasal Specific or Decompression Treatment)

Sign-up using the form or call us at McMinnville: (503) 472-6550 to take advantage of this exclusive offer.

*For privacy purposes, your email will not be shared with anyone*

PRIVATE INSURANCE PATIENTS: Doctor is out of network. Patients pay at the time of service, we give you a receipt that you can submit directly to your carrier and be reimbursed directly for any coverage you may have.

RSS Feed

Posted on 11-18-2016

What is Your Parietal Lobe? It is near the back and top of your head.


  • Location for visual attention. Location for touch perception. Goal directed voluntary movements. Manipulation of objects.
  • Integration of different senses that allows for understanding a single concept

Observed Problems:

  • Inability to attend to more than one object at a time. Inability to name an object (Anomia). Inability to locate the words for writing (Agraphia). Problems with reading (Alexia). Difficulty with drawing objects. Difficulty in distinguishing left from right. Difficulty with doing mathematics (Dyscalculia). Lack of awareness of certain body parts and/or surrounding space (Apraxia) that leads to difficulties in self-care. Inability to focus visual attention.
  • Difficulties with eye and hand coordination.


Observed Problems:

  • Defects in vision (Visual Field Cuts). Difficulty with locating objects in environment. Difficulty with identifying colors (Color Agnosia). Production of hallucinations (Visual Illusions – inaccurately seeing objects). Word blindness – inability to recognize words. Difficulty in recognizing drawn objects. Inability to recognize the movement of an object (Movement Agnosia).
  • Difficulty with reading and writing.

Thanks for your attention. Our next post will talk about your Temporal Lobe. For Dr. Siegfried’s Consumer Awareness Guide to Concussions and Chronic Sinusitis go to http://www.nasalspecifics.com

"If a disease were killing our children in the proportions that [brain] injuries are, people would be outraged and demand that this killer be stopped."  - Former Surgeon General Everett Koop, MD

Brought to you by Dr. George Siegfried, D.C., America’s Leading Expert in Bilateral Nasal Specifics Treatment of Concussions and Sinusitis.

(Source for these posts): Brain Injury Alliance of Oregon, 2002-2006)

There are no comments for this post. Please use the form below to post a comment.

Post Comment

We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide.
Make An Appointment
We will do our best to accommodate your busy schedule. Schedule an appointment today!
Online Forms
Our patient forms are available online so they can be completed in the convenience of your own home or office.