TBI

From the Editor

From the Editor

By Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief Every year as March approaches, I am grateful for the opportunity to participate in Brain Injury Awareness Month at the nation’s capitol. However, with the pandemic, we are once again unable to gather in Washington,...

It Takes a Family: a Story of Mother and Sons

It Takes a Family: a Story of Mother and Sons

By Ian Hebeisen During my junior year of high school, my dad picked me up after I finished play rehearsal. These car rides home became commonplace, except for one day in particular. I hopped into my dad’s van, and...

Where and When Do I Contact a Lawyer for My TBI?

Where and When Do I Contact a Lawyer for My TBI?

by Jeffrey M. Heller Soon after an accident that causes a TBI, a hundred things will be thrown at you almost immediately. Medical bills will start coming in, and after a couple months, possibly even collections notices. Letters from...

Caregiver Corner: Reassessing the Family Dynamic

Caregiver Corner: Reassessing the Family Dynamic

by Ian Hebeisen My mom’s TBI started the way most do: unnoticed. Six-and-a-half years ago, she stopped at a red light only to realize the car behind her wasn’t slowing down. On instinct, she braced for impact, causing severe...

Life Lessons Learned from a TBI

From the Editor

by Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief As I am typing this, we are nearing the one-year mark since the US (and entire world) went into lockdown in an effort to control the spread of COVID-19. My birthday in 2020 was celebrated...

Hormone Imbalances Post-Traumatic Injury

Hormone Imbalances Post-Traumatic Injury

by James A. Heuer The brain is the key instrument to regulating hormones in our bodies. As a result, damage to any part of the brain that releases and monitors hormones disrupts the ability to maintain stability. Physical, emotional,...

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