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Latest Rivermead Post Concussion Symptoms Questionnaire Stories

2013-06-19 23:18:43

Recent work in the treatment of post concussion syndrome is linking many different symptoms as potential fallout from a concussion injury. MyoWorx Concussion Therapy has been treating dozens of post concussion patients in recent months who have had symptoms develop that you may not realize are potentially related to the concussion injury. (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 A blow to the head; a swift jarring to the body and a headache follows immediately or within minutes to hours. It´s...

2013-06-18 11:53:30

The distribution of white matter brain abnormalities in some patients after mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) closely resembles that found in early Alzheimer's dementia, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. "Findings of MTBI bear a striking resemblance to those seen in early Alzheimer's dementia," said the study's lead author, Saeed Fakhran, M.D., assistant professor of radiology in the Division of Neuroradiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of...

2013-03-12 11:04:52

A single concussion may cause lasting structural damage to the brain, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. "This is the first study that shows brain areas undergo measureable volume loss after concussion," said Yvonne W. Lui, M.D., Neuroradiology section chief and assistant professor of radiology at NYU Langone School of Medicine. "In some patients, there are structural changes to the brain after a single concussive episode." According to the Centers for...

2013-03-11 23:01:37

A single concussion may cause lasting structural damage to the brain, according to a new study published online Tuesday, March 12, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, Ill (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 A single concussion may cause lasting structural damage to the brain, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. “This is the first study that shows brain areas undergo measureable volume loss after concussion,” said Yvonne W. Lui, M.D., Neuroradiology section...

2012-11-26 13:04:04

Using a special magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique to image patients with mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), researchers have identified a biomarker that may predict which patients will do well over the long term, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The results of the study showed that in some patients the brain may have changed to compensate for the damage caused by the injury. "This finding has huge...

2012-11-21 15:27:25

MRI shows changes in the brains of people with post-concussion syndrome (PCS), according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Researchers hope the results point the way to improved detection and treatment for the disorder. PCS affects approximately 20 percent to 30 percent of people who suffer mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI)–defined by the World Health Organization as a traumatic event causing brief loss of consciousness and/or transient memory dysfunction or...

2009-08-06 13:25:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2006), approximately 1.5 million Americans sustain traumatic brain injuries every year, 75 percent of which are considered mild. There has been a recent surge in interest concerning mild traumatic brain injuries (MTBI's) in the U.S., due in large part to the ongoing involvement of American troops in the Middle East. As many as 18% of the 1.5 million American soldiers who have served in...