Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injuries, we hear about them all the time with athletes and concussions. They can cause devastating lifelong problems. One Chester County woman, who’s had a remarkable recovery, is now working to help others.
One of the main concerns for patients such as Candace Gantt, third from left, is the gap between “rehabilitation,” when they are functioning but not at 100 percent, and full recovery.
The Cavanaugh’s 21-year-old son, Jack, Jr., had fallen from a railing 12 feet above the ground, inside of their vacation home in the Poconos. At that moment both Jack and Anna weren’t sure their son was alive.
The research, which was released Monday, reveals that the helmets currently used on the field may do little to protect against hits to the side of the head, which can cause brain injuries and encephalopathy.
After an accident, Brian Vincenzo was left with a traumatic brain injury—among other things—and his prognosis was grim. But with the care at Christiana Care Health System, he is doing well.
First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden Announce ‘Joining Forces’ Initiative At University Of Pennsylvania
First Lady Michelle Obama visited Penn, today, to announce a new initiative in the nation’s nursing schools. The program is aimed at helping veterans and their families.
Semper Fido is training dogs to serve vets with Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
An estimated 12 to 20 percent of veterans returning from “Operation Enduring Freedom” will have traumatic brain injury, TBI.
For thousands of soldiers, a new battle will begin: to adjust here at home. Not all will succeed, and the most vulnerable may end up on the street.