BrainInjury

Why Are Young Female Athletes More Susceptible to Concussions Than Men?

Research that was presented in a 2017 meeting for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons found that overall concussion rates have increased amongst high school athletes, and that female soccer players have the highest risk of concussion, even more than football payers. This could be due to lack of concussion prevention programs, and not having… read more

Ways to Help Boost Your Morale When Recovering From a Traumatic Brain Injury

Recovering from a traumatic brain injury can be extremely difficult. Not only have you gone through the process of being physically injured, you have to deal with how to pay for your injury, the psychological implications of post-injury stress and anxiety, and how to transition back to your normal life. It may take months, even… read more

How Responsible Is the NFL for Traumatic Brain Injuries Suffered by Ex-Players?

Many NFL players leave the league after playing for sometimes very short careers and start experiencing traumatic brain injuries and life crippling brain diseases such as CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy). Recently, an article in time magazine detailed out that NFL research on brain disease had been done on deceased players, thus making it very difficult… read more

Injured While Shopping? Learn from This Colorado Woman’s Story

Stores have a responsibility to the public to make sure their businesses are free of hazards. Hazards can include wet floors, loose wiring, poor construction, improperly stocked shelves and other safety issues. When customers are harmed by hazards while shopping, they have every right to seek justice against the negligent businesses that are responsible for… read more

Researchers Propose Bizarre Theory: Did Henry the VIII Have a Brain Injury?

Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine have proposed an interesting theory about King Henry the VIII, one of European history’s most brutal monarchs. The theory argues King Henry’s impulsive and violent behavior may have been caused by a series of brain injuries, possibly even chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Historical records show that King Henry was… read more

How Colorado’s Brain Injury Rehabilitation Programs Can Help Accident Survivors

Survivors of car crashes, blunt force trauma, falls, and other accidents account for the 1.7 million Americans who sustain traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) every year. Depending on the severity of the injury, survivors may need an extended period of rehabilitation. In our great state of Colorado, many programs can help individuals and their families recover.… read more