By Robert I. Feinberg | Published July 22, 2016 | |
We have been talking about brain injuries and particularly diffuse axonal injuries or shear injuries. These injuries are verified through technology and, in particular, a sophisticated form of MRI. I really want to bring the point home about technology. Technology frustrates a lot of people and its ever changing nature can be especially frustrating.Read More
Boston Red Sox backup catcher, David Ross, has just been activated after being on the disabled list for two concussions, each suffered when he was struck by foul tips. It’s amazing to me that I have followed baseball for more than 50 years and this is the first time I recall any catcher being put Read MoreRead More
The Centers for Disease Control calls head injuries a “serious public health problem.” 1.7 million Americans have been diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Some symptoms may become apparent in as little as 24 hours, while other symptoms may not appear for weeks or even months. Sometimes, even attentive loved ones are dismissive of Read MoreRead More
April was Brain Injury Awareness Month. In a mid-month hearing before the Defense Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel acknowledged that understanding and treatment for brain injuries suffered by service members is deficient. “We should — we have to — continue to invest in world-class treatment for mental health issues, traumatic Read MoreRead More
Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) affect thousands of people all around the world. People living with TBI suffer from varying levels of depression, irritability, mood swings, cognitive difficulties, and even physical problems such as trouble balancing, dizziness, blurred vision, and vomiting. TBI often go undetected for years. If you or a loved one believes you are Read MoreRead More
One of the most tragic types of medical malpractice cases involves infants injured at the time of birth because of the negligence of a doctor, nurse, or health care professional. Some of these injuries can be life-long, and take a huge emotional as well as financial toll on victims and families. If you believe your Read MoreRead More
Cerebral palsy (CP) refers to a movement and nerve disorder that is usually caused by damage to the brain before, during, or just after birth. There are several different types of cerebral palsy and the condition varies in severity, but most people with CP generally have difficulties with motor skills, speech, and cognitive functioning. Although Read MoreRead More
A traumatic brain injury is a serious condition that requires immediate medical attention. Concussions are the most common type of traumatic brain injury. Some brain injuries can permanently change the way you live your life. You may have heard that some of the symptoms of traumatic brain injury are dizziness, nausea, headaches, and moodiness. However, Read MoreRead More
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