Concussion: The Sprained Ankle of Brain Injury

The common belief around Concussions is that they are a temporary event that will heal quickly. Concussions are a common occurrence in many sports and recreational activities that affect 1.6-3.8 million people in the United States.1 Concussions can happen quickly and often go undetected with little or no symptoms, until they manifest as larger problems [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:11+00:00 September 28th, 2015|Chronic pain, Concussion, Headaches, Migraine headaches, Migraine Headaches, Vertigo|Comments Off on Concussion: The Sprained Ankle of Brain Injury

Concussions, Chronic Headaches and Vertigo

Concussions and Other MTBI An MTBI or Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, which includes concussions, can happen to anyone, but so many people aren't aware when they suffer from one. That's because so many people think this type of MTBI only occurs if a person is knocked unconscious, but that is not always the case. When [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:12+00:00 September 21st, 2015|Chronic pain, Concussion, Headaches, Migraine headaches, Migraine Headaches, Post concussion syndrome, Vertigo|Comments Off on Concussions, Chronic Headaches and Vertigo

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Upper Cervical

When a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury is not Mild All it takes for someone to experience a concussion, which is a type of is mild traumatic brain injury is for them to bump their head, be struck on the head, or for their head to be jolted from one side to the other. Any such [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:12+00:00 September 7th, 2015|Concussion, Migraine headaches, Migraine Headaches, Mild traumatic brain injury, Post concussion syndrome, Whiplash|Comments Off on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Upper Cervical

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and Concussions

Understanding CTE Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy is a degenerative global brain dysfunction syndrome, but the unfortunate part is it can only be diagnosed after a person has died. The slightly good news is that only those people who have suffered from multiple concussions or other types of head injuries suffer from CTE. Of course, that means [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:13+00:00 August 10th, 2015|Concussion, Post concussion syndrome, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and Concussions

Understanding MTBI and Concussions

What is a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury? If you've experienced a concussion, then you've experienced a mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI). Though, not every person reacts the same way to every type of accident, so what causes an MTBI in one person may not cause one in another person. There are factors such as the force [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:13+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|Concussion, Mild traumatic brain injury|Comments Off on Understanding MTBI and Concussions

That Injury and Your Concussion

You and that Concussion   If you were recently in a car accident or sustained a sports related injury, there is a chance you suffered from whiplash. That occurs when the muscles in your neck are extended beyond their normal range of motion.   Now, even if you weren't knocked unconscious, there is a chance [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:14+00:00 May 4th, 2015|Concussion, Post concussion syndrome, Whiplash|Comments Off on That Injury and Your Concussion

What’s in a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury?

Understanding Concussions Saying someone experienced a mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) is a long way of saying they suffered from a concussion. Though, whether or not a person experiences a concussion or not can vary from person to person depending on how hard they were hit, where they were hit, and other factors.   One [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:17+00:00 February 9th, 2015|Concussion, Dizziness, Post concussion syndrome, Whiplash|Comments Off on What’s in a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury?

Understanding Post-Concussion Syndrome

If you were recently in a car accident, suffered a sports injury, or otherwise experienced any type of injury to your head that led to a concussion, you might suffer from post-concussion syndrome. That's a disorder that occurs following the concussion and can last for weeks or months. Symptoms will usually begin within seven to [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:17+00:00 February 2nd, 2015|Concussion, Headaches, Migraine Headaches, Post concussion syndrome, Tension headaches, Vertigo|Comments Off on Understanding Post-Concussion Syndrome

Understanding Post-Concussion Syndrome

If you were recently in a car accident, suffered a sports injury, or otherwise experienced any type of injury to your head that led to a concussion, you might suffer from post-concussion syndrome. That's a disorder that occurs following the concussion and can last for weeks or months. Symptoms will usually begin within seven to [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:18+00:00 January 12th, 2015|Concussion, Post concussion syndrome|Comments Off on Understanding Post-Concussion Syndrome

What to do if your Child Experiences a Concussion

If your child plays sports, there is a chance they may experience a concussion at some point. That is, if they haven't had one already. What is a concussion? Well, a concussion occurs when a person experiences a blow to the head that causes a change in how their brain functions.   Now, don't be [...]

2017-09-19T00:19:00+00:00 November 17th, 2014|Children, Concussion, Headaches, Migraine Headaches, Tension headaches|Comments Off on What to do if your Child Experiences a Concussion