If you have ever been in a serious car accident, minor fender bender or hit your head after falling, you may have received a traumatic brain injury. In some instances, however, you may not have known that you injured an area of your soft brain tissue. While some people experience immediate effects of brain damage, others don’t notice the signs for days, weeks or even months after the accident occurred. Obtaining immediate medical attention is crucial to repairing the damage that has occurred in the brain. Although severe brain trauma causes the most significant brain damage, even mild brain damage can have long-lasting cognitive damage that can affect you for years to come.
A TBI (traumatic brain injury) is a severe injury to the brain. It is defined by major damage to a person's brain that can result in decline in memory, cognitive function and neurological operations. Severe TBIs can substantially reduce the future well-being of the victim and even leave them dependent on outside care and machines. As such, many doctors are devoted to finding ways to treat victims of TBIs and to help them regain full function of their brains.
Slip and falls are a deceptively innocuous name for a very active area of litigation. Slips and trips may not sound dangerous but many people, under the right conditions, suffer catastrophic injuries to their back, neck, and brain due to slip and falls. This post will go over the potential brain injuries you could suffer from a trip and fall.
For parents whose children suffered traumatic brain injuries, they immediately want answers on not only the immediate effects, but also their children's long-term prognosis.
Cerebral palsy does not reference a particular condition or illness; it refers to a collection of disorders that affect a baby's brain and nervous system. Cerebral palsy affects the brain function and bodily movement of its victim. Cerebral palsy is a condition that arises either during or immediately after delivery. This post will go over cerebral palsy and its connection to medical malpractice.
Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can cause long-lasting and sometimes fatal damage. Car accidents and sports injuries are some of the main causes for TBI, so if your family has recently been in a car accident or your children have been injured while playing sports, it is very important to see a doctor immediately and watch for these signs in the coming weeks.
Most people do not realize it, but serious brain injuries can be a result of automobile collisions even when the impact is fairly low-speed. Occasionally, they can even happen when passengers are otherwise uninjured if other factors like whiplash are at play. This is because traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, can stem from a variety of causes, including severe concussion. They can also seriously impair one's ability to function professionally and personally, leading to lost income and serious health consequences.
Most news stories focus on the fact that Zika can cause birth defects if an infected mosquito bites a woman who is pregnant. But researchers from Rockefeller University found that the Zika virus might also affect adult human brain cells. Unfortunately, there is not yet a cure for Zika however this post can discuss the potential health effects and methods to avoid possible infection
Traumatic brain injuries were the buzzword for all manner of neurological injuries associated with football, soccer, and cheerleading. But one sport went largely under the radar regarding traumatic brain injury investigations ? wrestling. More than 50 former wrestlers sued the WWE arguing that the WWE knew about the potential for brain injury and withheld information that could have mitigated or prevented their injuries.
When one thinks of brain injuries, they think about football, boxing and martial arts ? not cheerleading. Unfortunately, a study that was published in the Journal of Pediatrics found that cheerleaders are among the most likely to underreport a brain injury. Underreporting brain injuries is serious because it could lead to further long-term damage. This study explores the reasons why cheerleaders underreport their injuries and how parents and coaches might get answers.