Bill Allen | December 13, 2023 | Brain Injuries
How Does the Brain Repair Itself After a Traumatic Brain Injury?
Can the brain heal itself? Many people think of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) as being devastating and permanent. Some are, but the brain is more resilient than we often give it credit for. Here’s a look at how the brain can recover and compensate for… read more
Bill Allen | December 7, 2023 | Brain Injuries
Everything You Need To Know About Blunt Force Head Trauma
Head trauma takes two forms: penetrating trauma and blunt trauma. The former is quite rare, as it occurs when an object pierces your skull and tears into your brain tissue, leading to severe brain injuries. Blunt trauma, on the other hand, is much more common,… read more
Bill Allen | November 10, 2023 | Brain Injuries
Symptoms of Brain Bleed After a Head Injury
Regardless of the cause, head trauma should be taken seriously. According to the CDC, head injuries result in about 1.5 million traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) each year. Among those who sustain a TBI, more than 50,000 lose their lives. Even for those who survive, many… read more
Bill Allen | May 18, 2023 | Brain Injuries
What is CTE?
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a progressive and degenerative brain disease that, instead of resulting from a virus or other pathogen, is caused by repeated head trauma. Doctors do not fully understand exactly how CTE begins or evolves, but they know that a history of… read more
Bill Allen | September 12, 2022 | Brain Injuries
Delayed Concussion Symptoms
You know when you are hit in the head. Sharp pain, a bump on your head, and dizziness or headaches are often the earliest and most reliable signs that you suffered a blow to the head. However, what is not always known is what damage… read more