Concussion

Balance and Proprioception

by Sharik Peck, PT Once again, I was standing on top of a skyscraper with that all too familiar nausea kicking me in the stomach. I knew I had to climb out onto the ledge and get across the...

There is Always Hope

There is Always Hope

by Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief Spring is such a beautiful time of year, and a reminder that what once was dormant and ugly is now blooming and bright! Recovery from brain injury can feel a bit like the changing of...

BPPV Will Make Your Head Spin!

by Kellie Pokrifka If you are experiencing issues with dizziness and imbalance after brain injury, you may have been told to consider BPPV. But what is BPPV, besides a tongue twister that is almost impossible to pronounce? BPPV stands...

traumatic, headache, brain injury, migraine, concussion, pcs, tbi,

Determining the Cause of Your Post-Traumatic Headache

by Kellie Pokrifka Headache is the most common symptom following a brain injury. In those with moderate to severe brain injury, over half of the population will suffer from headache. Interestingly, rates are even higher in populations of those...

whiplash, whip lash, concussion, headache, migraine, brain injury, traumatic brain injury, tbi, abi, pcs, functional neurology,

Whiplash and Post-Concussion Headaches

by Erik Reis, DC, DACNB, CBIS For a majority of the population, daily headaches, neck pain, and migraines are merely a theoretical event that comes up in conversations with family and friends.  But for the nearly 21.2% of the...

brooke mills, miss inman, lessen the impact, concussion, tbi, pcs, brain injury, traumatic brain injury,

From Pageantry to Advocacy

by Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief When Brooke Mills competed in her teen first pageant, she had no idea that she would eventually use pageantry as a platform to raise awareness about the devastating effects of concussions. About a year after...

neck pain, headache, migraine, functional neurology,

What a Pain in the Neck!

by Dr. Jeremy Schmoe The connections between the cervical spine and post-concussion symptoms are real, and determining whether a patient’s symptoms are from a brain injury or an injury to the cervical spine is complicated because the symptoms...

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