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Brain Injury

Are Concussions Considered a Traumatic Brain Injury?

These days, there seems to be confusion surrounding the terms “concussion” and “traumatic brain injury.” Often, we hear about concussions that occur because of a car wreck, slip and fall or sports-related injury. A concussion is the most common type of traumatic brain injury. What’s the Difference? Concussions are quite common. It is reported that …

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5 Tips for Communicating with Someone Who Has Suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Traumatic brain injuries are just that: traumatic. These injuries can have a profound impact on not only the victim, but also the victim’s loved ones. Many of our clients’ lives have been affected by traumatic injuries to the brain. As a result, we understand, and are sensitive to, how these injuries can temporarily or permanently …

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Dispelling Common Myths about Traumatic Brain Injuries

The human brain is a marvel. Everyday it seems science is discovering more about how our brains develop, function over our lifetime, and heal from injury. Despite all these advances, traumatic brain injuries are still often misunderstood. Discoveries about the science of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are occurring every day. Yet, there are many misconceptions …

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5 Tips for Communicating with Someone who has a Traumatic Brain Injury

Do you have a loved one suffering from a traumatic brain injury? It can be hard to adjust and know what to say. You want to help but you don’t want to offend your loved one. So what should you do? Each case is different and talking with their doctor could help you determine the …

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What Caused Elvis’s Death? What Part Did Minor Traumatic Brain Injury Play?

My family and I visited Memphis this summer. Since this year is the 40th anniversary of Elvis’s death, we made it a priority to tour Graceland. It was a first for all of us, and we had a great time. While touring Elvis’s private residence, I started wondering about the actual facts and circumstances of …

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Reduce Your Risk of Traumatic Brain Injury in a Bike Accident

When a car and bicycle collide, the injuries to the bike rider can be catastrophic. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, in a majority of bicyclist deaths the most serious injuries are to the head. Recent studies show that wearing a bike helmet can significantly reduce your risk of suffering a traumatic brain injury …

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Minor Traumatic Brain Injury Myths Dispelled

Traumatic brain injury, concussions, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) have been regular topics in the news, sports, and entertainment. Public awareness of these injuries is at an all time high thanks to movies like Concussion and as a result of the recent NFL settlements with former players. Even with this heightened public awareness, many people do …

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Traumatic Brain Injuries: Why So Many Doctors?

Victims of traumatic brain injuries are sometimes frustrated or alarmed because they are sent to so many different medical specialists. While it can be annoying for the patient to see so many doctors, it is necessary because the brain is the most complex and important organ in the body – it is our “control center”. Because …

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