New Research shows that Concussions are leading to Brain Changes

On November 21, 2012 , brain imaging shows changes in the brains of people with post-concussion syndrome (PCS), according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.   PCS affects approximately 20 percent to 30 percent of people who suffer mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) otherwise known as a concussion -- defined by [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:58+00:00 June 26th, 2013|Concussion, Headaches, Mild traumatic brain injury, Post concussion syndrome|Comments Off on New Research shows that Concussions are leading to Brain Changes

Concussions may lead to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

In February 2012, doctors from the Department of rehabilitative medicine at the University of Washington reported on a study of 239 people who have suffered mild traumatic brain injuries , also known as concussions. After 6 months, 17% of them had developed the symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Rates of PTSD in civilian [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:59+00:00 June 21st, 2013|Concussion, Headaches, Mild traumatic brain injury, Post concussion syndrome, Post traumatic stress disorder|Comments Off on Concussions may lead to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and NUCCA

A concussion is a type of mild traumatic brain injury, or MTBI, caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head that can change the way your brain normally works. Concussions can also occur from a fall or a blow to the body that causes the head and brain to move quickly back and [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:59+00:00 June 19th, 2013|Concussion, Mild traumatic brain injury, Post concussion syndrome|Comments Off on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and NUCCA