Post-concussion syndrome (PCS) is a condition associated with head injuries that occurs when the symptoms of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) don’t resolve themselves as expected, but linger and negatively impact a person’s daily cognitive function for many months. These symptoms can be wide-ranging, but often include headaches, difficulty concentrating,… Continue reading Are You Suffering from Post-Concussion Syndrome?Continue Reading
Diffusion Tensor Imaging Can Help Diagnose Traumatic Brain Injuries
Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) is a newly developed MRI-based neuroimaging technique that allows medical professionals to more accurately analyze nerve cells and the neuronal network in the brain after a person suffers head trauma. These scans can help identify damage caused by blunt force trauma and ensure that accident victims… Continue reading Diffusion Tensor Imaging Can Help Diagnose Traumatic Brain InjuriesContinue Reading
Have You Suffered an Accident-Related Brain Stem Injury?
The brain is a complex organ composed of multiple specialized areas, all of which work together to control everything from breathing and sleeping to physical movements and emotion. An injury to any part of the brain can have devastating repercussions, disrupting the operation of these systems. Injuries to certain areas,… Continue reading Have You Suffered an Accident-Related Brain Stem Injury?Continue Reading
Skull Fracture Types, Symptoms, and Treatment
The skull plays a critical role in protecting the brain. If, however, an impact or blow to the head is severe enough, this protective barrier could end up fracturing, or breaking, putting the brain at risk of serious injury. Skull fractures can be extremely dangerous, requiring immediate treatment to avoid… Continue reading Skull Fracture Types, Symptoms, and TreatmentContinue Reading
Managing a Traumatic Brain Injury
When someone suffers a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in an accident, that person’s first thoughts are understandably often focused on diagnosis and treatment. Eventually, however, injured parties may need to grapple with the fact that they will require ongoing treatment and TBI management. This can be expensive, which is why… Continue reading Managing a Traumatic Brain InjuryContinue Reading
Symptoms of a Concussion After an Accident
Any type of accident can result in serious injuries. Some, such as broken bones and deep lacerations, are immediately apparent. Others, though, do not always present symptoms right away. These are known as hidden injuries because they are easy to overlook. Of all the hidden injuries, concussions are some of… Continue reading Symptoms of a Concussion After an AccidentContinue Reading
What are the Main Causes of Head Injuries?
There is no such thing as a minor head injury. A head injury will leave an accident victim in immense pain, and they will require extensive rehabilitation. In some cases, a person may have to relearn how to walk and perform other simple daily tasks. An accident can cause a… Continue reading What are the Main Causes of Head Injuries?Continue Reading
Did You Sustain an Accident-Related Skull Fracture?
Of the many types of injuries that a person can sustain in an accident, head injuries are some of the worst. Skull fractures, in particular, should be taken especially seriously, as they can lead to permanent damage if treatment isn’t sought immediately. While those who sustain skull fractures and similar… Continue reading Did You Sustain an Accident-Related Skull Fracture?Continue Reading
Seeking Compensation for an Accident-Related Brain Contusion
Suffering a blunt force impact to the head can result in a wide range of injuries, many of which fall under the broad category of a traumatic brain injury (TBI). One specific type of brain injury often encountered by accident victims is a brain contusion, which results in swelling and… Continue reading Seeking Compensation for an Accident-Related Brain ContusionContinue Reading
Can a Birth Injury Cause Cerebral Palsy?
While some birth injuries are minor and don’t have a lasting impact, some, including cerebral palsy can have permanent consequences. Sometimes, these types of injuries are unavoidable, but others could have been prevented if a healthcare professional had used the proper degree of care. Infants who are born with cerebral… Continue reading Can a Birth Injury Cause Cerebral Palsy?Continue Reading