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

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

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

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

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