• "A sufferer of traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury needs an advocate who knows TBI/SCI medicine, knows the law, and knows how to make things better—not worse. I'm Dave Hersh. If you need help, contact me."

Head trauma hastens brain aging

The external signs of a head injury may heal, but the internal damage may last the rest of a person’s life.

Read full story Comments are closed

Nerve transfers provide hope to those suffering from spinal cord injuries

Spinal cord injuries can devastate a person’s life and eliminate motor functions that many people take for granted.

Read full story Comments are closed

High TBI rate affects Denver prisons

The incidence of traumatic brain injuries in U.S. prisons is surprisingly high, and current estimates may not reflect the full breadth of the problem.

Read full story Comments are closed

Blood flow levels in the brain may provide concussion information

Researchers from the Mind Research Network and Lovelace Biomedical and Environmental Research Institute found tracking blood flow in the brain following a concussion can help measure the severity of the injury. 

Read full story Comments are closed

Caregivers of those who suffered TBIs may have increased risk of inflammation

Researchers at  Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing found the caregivers of veterans who suffered traumatic brain injuries have increased risks of inflammation and chronic diseases.

Read full story Comments are closed

Spinal injury patients face high rate of insurance discontinuance

Researchers from Stanford University found many people who suffer spinal cord injuries also deal with a high rate of insurance discontinuations.  

Read full story Comments are closed

Researchers develop improved brain imaging technique to diagnose TBI

A research team based out of Johns Hopkins University developed a new brain imaging method that is better able to diagnose traumatic brain injuries, according to a release from Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering.

Read full story Comments are closed

Rugby grows in popularity, brings with it risk of concussions

Americans are used to football, basketball, even soccer, but it turns out that rugby is one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S., according to The Spectrum. 

Read full story Comments are closed

Researchers find potential for new TBI treatment

Researchers from Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Israel presented their findings at the annual meeting of the Biophysical Society that there is the possibility of creating a new drug to treat traumatic brain injuries.

Read full story Comments are closed

Researchers find common TBI treatment not effective

Researchers from the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute found platelet transfusions, a common treatment for traumatic intracranial hemorrhaging, are not actually effective.

Read full story Comments are closed