Brain Injury

Moving helps treat brain injuries

The long-standing accepted treatment of brain injuries called for the patient’s rest immediately after the injury. Because the brain is susceptible to a lack of blood flow, according to this belief, increased activity that was initiated too quickly could be harmful. However, a recent study by a nurse at the Cleveland Clinic’s Neurointensive Care Unit… (keep reading)

TBI linked to Alzheimer’s disease

In 2010, traumatic brain injury led to 2.3 million people seeking emergency room treatment in this country. These traumatic brain injuries are caused by a single, large impact such as a blow to the head or from an explosion or can accumulate from a lifetime of minor head contacts such as those suffered in football… (keep reading)