TBI

Could Oxygen Therapies Help TBI Victims Recover?

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can change lives forever. That’s because the brain is the central organ that organizes the body’s functions. It is also where your memories, dreams, and personality come from. So, when the brain is injured it can affect vision, mobility, memory and judgement. Worse yet, these injuries are often permanent. However, there … Continue reading

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Can Brain Injuries Cause Complete Memory Loss?

Complete memory loss can become an unfortunate reality for sufferers of severe brain injuries. A 25-year-old professional cyclist from Broomfield, Colorado, experienced total memory loss after suffering a traumatic brain injury during a bicycle accident. While competing in a race last month, she crashed just before the finish line. Emergency workers airlifted her to the … Continue reading

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The Frightening Facts On Concussions and Young Athletes

Will Smith’s new movie Concussion has helped strengthen a national debate over brain injuries and football. However, professional athletes have attracted a majority of the focus. Athletes of all ages are at risk for concussions. Depending on several factors, such as age and injury severity, concussions can cause long-lasting effects in children. Some studies have … Continue reading

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How Second Impact Syndrome Can Ruin Lives

Coaches and trainers should continue to take concussions very seriously, as the consequences can have life-changing implications for young athletes. One of the worst consequences that can befall student athletes is second impact syndrome, where two concussions occur within a short period. Second impact syndrome can cause severe and lifelong disability for young athletes. The … Continue reading

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Amazing New Treatment Uses Virtual Reality to Heal Brain Injuries

A new treatment used by doctors at ManorCare Palm Harbor in Tampa Bay, Florida, uses virtual reality displays to help patients during rehabilitation from brain injuries. The treatment, called Synchrony, has been very successful. By developing treatments around the concept known as neuroplasticity, doctors can help patients reprogram their brains to carry out basic tasks. … Continue reading

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