What Are the Causes and Effects of Brain Stem Injuries?

Head injuries are increasingly in the news these days, especially in the world of sports, where the public is just now learning about the long-term danger of concussions. But that is only one type of head trauma and only one situation where people suffer brain injuries.  Brain stem injuries are another type of head injury… read more

2 Types of Brain Injuries and 3 Levels of Severity

Brain injuries are among the most frightening wounds that can happen in accidents. A severe enough brain injury could leave you unable to ever live or work the same way again. And no matter what sort of brain injury you suspect you may have, it’s critical that you get medical attention right away. There are… read more

What Is CTE?

Odds are that you have heard the acronym CTE before but didn’t know what it meant. CTE stands for chronic traumatic encephalopathy, which is a degenerative brain disease that occurs when the brain suffers repeated trauma. It is commonly found in military veterans and athletes.  With CTE, the repetitive trauma can be from concussive or… read more