If you have concerns about a concussion, such as after a slip and fall or motor vehicle accident, you should seek immediate medical attention at a local emergency room. This is the only way to receive an accurate diagnosis and the necessary treatment.
Slip-and-fall injuries can be devastating, particularly if head trauma results. With many parts of the nation experiencing significant snowfall right now, let's look at a few important reminders involving slip-and-fall accidents and head wounds.
The full damage from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is hard to assess because it can take a long time for all the symptoms to show.
If you or a loved one is dealing with the aftermath of a traumatic brain injury (TBI), it's important to understand the best treatment strategy. While it's essential to rely on the advice of your medical team, it's always a good idea to know your options.
A person's overall health can impact how quickly and well he or she recovers after suffering a traumatic brain injury (TBI). According to a recently-published study in the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, this includes a person's weight.
It's important to treat a concussion in the appropriate manner. Neglecting to do so can lead to long-term health consequences.
Researchers are always seeking -- and finding -- new ways to help people who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Brain injuries impact a myriad brain functions that control cognitive ability as well as emotions. Among the debilitating symptoms that people with TBIs often experience is depression.
On July 4, 2016, a Kanawha County, West Virginia, man got behind the wheel of a Nissan Maxima while he was intoxicated. Two passengers were also in the vehicle and had been drinking, too.
We've all become more cognizant of the short-term and long-term impact of traumatic brain injury (TBI), thanks to researchers around the world and professional athletes who have donated their brains for study after their death. Approximately 50 million people around the world experience TBIs every year.
Do exercises for the brain actually do any good for people hoping to fend off the mental ravages of age? What about people who have suffered traumatic brain injuries as a result of accidents?