Whether caused by a car accident, injury or fall, a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can carry a wide variety of side effects. The impact of TBI can vary greatly from person to person as well. While one may experience difficulties understanding language, another may encounter side effects that necessitate in-home care. But wherever a TBI victim falls on the spectrum, it's important for their family to recognize the potential challenges they may face.Read More
Now that the weather is turning colder, the snow and ice will follow. Unfortunately, icy conditions increase the risk of older adults slipping and falling, and possibly suffering a concussion.Read More
When a loved one sustains a traumatic brain injury during a fall or other accident, it can be difficult to know how to best care for them. Researchers have only begun to uncover the basics of brain function, leaving much unknown about this essential organ. This makes any brain injury especially scary for family caregivers and their loved ones. As much as they try to prevent the accidents that lead to brain injuries, they can still happen. Here are the best things to do when brain injuries happen.
An estimated 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury each year, and there are a wide variety of treatment methods available. However, one area of therapy that has gone relatively unexplored is alternative treatment, yet some experts say that such treatments can have a significant impact on patients’ recoveries.Read More