SEEING CLEARLY AFTER TBI Vision rehabilitation after traumatic brain injury Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) disrupts the normal functioning of the brain due to a strike or jolt to the head. This can cause vision problems, such as blurred or double vision, and difficulty wi eye movements, focus, and tracking. This can result in headaches, dizziness […]
Mild or moderate COVID-19 lasts about two weeks for most people. But in some, the long-term effects of COVID-19 can cause lingering health problems and wreak havoc for months. Tae Chung, M.D., a specialist in neurology and physical medicine and rehabilitation; Megan Hosey, Ph.D., an expert in rehabilitation psychology; Arun Venkatesan, M.D., Ph.D., a specialist […]
SEVERE POST-COVID COSTOCHONDRITIS Although children comprise the fewest cases of COVID-19 infection, symptoms and complications among the various age groups affected, new long-term consequences a e being reported including severe costochondritis. Post-COVID costochondritis (PCC) is an inflammation of the cartilage that connects a rib to the breastbone. The syndrome causes pain and tenderness on the […]
Oscar De La Hoya prepares to step back into the ring while simultaneously hitting back against brain injury.
Breakthroughs in brain imaging and nuclear medicine are making TBI more diagnosable than ever.
Depression is common after TBI. About half of all people with TBI are affected by depression within the first year after injury. Even more (nearly two-thirds) are affected within seven years after injury.
Marcus Trammell’s life changed in a split second after a near-fatal car crash. He chose to make his journey back to health one that would benefit many.
A closer look at contact sport’s silent killer.
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BY NAOMI KHAN Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is defined as the use of oxygen at higher than atmospheric pressure for the treatment of underlying disease processes and the diseases they produce. Modern HBOT in which 100% O2 is breathed in a pressurized chamber dates back to the 1930s when it was first used for the […]