Traumatic Brain Injury

A TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) is known to be the leading cause of death from sports injuries.  Even mild TBIs can have serious and long-lasting consequences.  TBI disrupts the normal function of the brain. Normally caused by a blow to the head or a penetrating…

The Causes of a Traumatic Brain Injury

Headaches, dizziness, concussion, loss of consciousness, forgetfulness, depression and nausea are some of the symptoms of traumatic brain injury. Traumatic brain injuries, or concussions, can be caused by blunt force to the head. According to the Centers for Disease Control, car accidents are one of…

March Is Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month

Traumatic Brain Injury, or TBI, is a complex medical condition that can occur when the brain or skull suffers a sudden blow or trauma. TBI is an extremely difficult condition to diagnose, and can come with a broad spectrum of symptoms. Unfortunately, thousands of Americans will be…

Head Injuries From Athletics is a Serious Matter

The Fall is here, which means so is football season. Recently, the Baltimore Ravens played the Pittsburgh Steelers. Unfortunately, the Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown left the game briefly during the first quarter due to a head injury he sustained when tackled by Ravens player…