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Latest Head injury Stories

2014-04-15 23:13:20

Dr. Martha Pyron of Medicine in Motion talks about the dangers of concussions in youth and the related steps to ensure children’s safety and long-term well-being. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Since April is Youth Sports Safety Month, the Austin sports medicine doctors at Medicine in Motion want to highlight the importance of concussion awareness. Newsfeeds are regularly flooded with stories of brain injuries in athletes of all ages and all levels. Given their common nature and...

2014-04-10 12:37:56

Study also suggests potential treatment New research has found that a child's relationships may be a hidden casualty long after a head injury. Neuroscientists at Brigham Young University studied a group of children three years after each had suffered a traumatic brain injury – most commonly from car accidents. The researchers found that lingering injury in a specific region of the brain predicted the health of the children's social lives. "The thing that's hardest about brain...

2014-04-09 23:24:38

Concussions are more worrisome in the world of professional sports as the rate of injury seems to increase every year, investigating the value of a disability policy today, can protect your income for a lifetime, suggests Darras. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Fans were anxious to see if Bryce Harper would remain in the game against the Mets after what could have been a serious kick to the head by Mets second baseman Eric Young Jr. Harper was aiming for a double play but ended up...

2014-03-31 23:22:00

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and Atlanta personal injury lawyer Greg Stokes of Stokes & Kopitsky, P.A. answers frequently answered questions about brain injuries and brain injury cases. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Brain injuries are a common consequence of a serious accident. Minor injuries typically resolve themselves. However, an estimated 5.3 million Americans are currently living with a long-term disability as a result of traumatic brain injury, said the Brain Injury...

2014-03-30 23:21:37

The Law Offices of Bill Kuziara has unparalleled experience with accident-related concussions. We have a unique focus on brain injury cases involving concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries, a diagnosis that is consistently undervalued by insurance companies, other lawyers and even some doctors. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) usually caused by a blow, bump or sudden jolt to the head that can alter or impair normal brain...

2014-03-28 16:22:49

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert G. Graw, Jr., M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Maryland-based Righttime Medical Care, presented his lecture, An Integrated Community Model for the Education, Evaluation and Treatment: An Update, on mild traumatic brain injuries (MTBI) at the Brain Injury Association of Maryland's annual conference on March 20. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140204/PH58878LOGO Addressing an audience of medical professionals, educators, specialists...

2014-03-23 23:03:37

Mike Stephenson, a partner with McNeely Stephenson Thopy & Harrold, says announcement by Indiana Cook Medical about biomaterial for repair of brain fluid leaks is perfectly timed for Brain Injury Awareness Month. Shelbyville, Ind. (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Cook Medical, a medical products company headquartered in Bloomington, Ind., has received FDA approval for use of their Biodesign® Dural Graft in patients who experience a leakage of cerebrospinal fluid after surgery or a brain...

2014-02-28 23:29:54

St. Louis Children’s Hospital emergency department visits for head injury increased by 20 percent from January 2013 to January 2014. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 When temperatures drop and snow falls, road conditions deteriorate and car accidents increase. Children head outside with their sleds, and, just as reliably, certain types of emergency department visits increase. In January 2014, St. Louis Children’s Hospital Emergency Department treated more than 200 patients...

2014-02-26 23:25:29

Flood Law Group today announced that they are now representing football players in head injury cases with claims related to injuries sustained during their playing days. The announcement comes on the heels of a recent study that found that certain types of helmets are over 50% more effective at preventing concussions than others. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The Flood Law Group announced today that they are now representing current and former football players in head injury...

2014-02-06 16:25:40

TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GForceTracker (GFT) is pleased to announce they are the first sensor company to be Hit Count® Certified by the Boston-based Sports Legacy Institute (SLI), a non-profit organization founded in 2007 by Dr. Robert Cantu and Christopher Nowinski to "solve the concussion crisis" by advancing the study, treatment, and prevention of the effects of brain trauma in athletes and other at-risk groups. The Hit Count® initiative was launched in 2012 and...