Concussion

A Brain That Went to War and Back

By Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief Andrew Marr was an athlete his entire life. Having played all-conference football in college, he was used to performing at a high level. "I was never classified as having a concussion, but I probably had...

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

After two brain injuries, the most recent from a motor vehicle collision in 2015, 67-year-old Margaret despaired, saying,“I can’t keep living like this.” She was severely depressed and extremely anxious. She could barely leave her house and second-guessed even...

TBI and Inflammation

TBI and Inflammation

by Dr. Perry Maynard According to The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), it is estimated that 1.7 million people suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the United States each year and 5.3 million are living with TBI-related disability....

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...

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