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Thrills, chills and action sport accidents

It is a form of exercise, a popular sport and a way of life. It is also a common cause of traumatic brain injuries. Skateboarding has long been a favorite pastime for individuals young and old, but the risks that come with the activity can be devastating. And while helmet use is encouraged in all action sports, it is not always a practiced safety method. New York, like many other states, sees an alarming number of skateboarding accidents each year. Is there a better way to broadcast the importance of skateboarding safety, or will the stubbornness of risk takers allow the TBI trend to continue?

Returning to work after suffering a brain injury

After having suffered a traumatic brain injury and worked your way through the recovery process, on if your first goals may be to return to work. If you are able to do so, count yourself fortunate; many of those that we here at Rosenbaum and Rosenbaum, P.C. have worked with after sustaining similar injuries are never able to resume their careers. Yet few brain injuries fail to produce at least some lasting effects. These problems may affect your ability to do your job in the same manner you once did. Is an employer required to by sympathetic of that?

How are mild brain injuries detected?

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.

Clinical trial tests Progesterone to treat severe TBIs

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.

Traumatic brain injuries and slip and falls

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.

Medical malpractice and cerebral palsy explained

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.

Signs of a traumatic brain injury

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.

Basic facts about traumatic brain injury (TBI)

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.

Study finds that Zika could affect adult brain cells

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

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