Our Brains, Without Oxygen

  Our brains are needy. They use one-fifth of our body’s total energy, more than any other organ. Twenty percent of the oxygen we take in goes straight to the brain. When our supply of oxygen ..

Kids’ Concussions: More Rest Not Necessarily Better

Concussions, even mild concussions, are serious injuries in kids and adults. Concussions are a form of traumatic brain injury. For kids, standard aftercare includes taking a break from school, sports and lots of solitary rest ..

Got Whiplash? When to Seek Medical Treatment

  Acceleration-deceleration injuries, often called whiplash, are a common cause of head injury. Whiplash is an apt nickname as these injuries are caused by a severe jerk, like the cracking of a whip, of the head ..

Prevention Key to Avoiding Sports-Related Concussions

  Pugilism’s popularity rises and falls, but fighting as sport has been a part of American culture for more than 100 years. In the last decade, mixed martial arts (MMA) has overtaken boxing as the fighting ..

Traumatic Brain Injuries in Military Turn Spotlight on its Effects

Unlike the vast majority of physical wounds, traumatic brain injury is invisible. But as we have seen through our work representing people with brain injury, the effects of TBI can be just as damaging and ..

Victims and Loved Ones of People with TBI Need Support for New Lives

We wrote about Side by Side Brain Injury Clubhouse, an organization our firm has supported in the past. The Clubhouse exists so people living with traumatic brain injury can come together in support and camaraderie. ..