Category Archives: tbi

June .14 .2017

Getting Back to Your Life after a Concussion

Whack! You’ve had a sudden knock to the head and suddenly you find yourself in pain and in a fog. A trip to the emergency room and a few doctor visits later and it’s confirmed: you have a concussion...
January .24 .2017

Benefits of Massage Following an Injury

Pain is all too common with serious injuries. Whether chronic or short-term, managing pain can be difficult and stressful. That’s why many accident victims turn to a registered massage therapist...
August .9 .2016

Youth Sport Concussions Up

Sport does a lot for our kids. It keeps them active and teaches them teamwork and fair play. Unfortunately, it’s also sending more of them to the emergency room with sport-related concussions.
June .9 .2016

Toolkit ‘Empowers’ Concussion Recovery

With June being Brain Injury Awareness Month across Canada, we’re taking a look at a useful new tool developed for concussion recovery. Concussions are a serious matter often with long term effects,...
June .2 .2016

Championing Brain Injury Awareness

Five years ago, a young hockey player at the top of his game sustained a couple of heavy blows to his head. The resulting concussion was devastating – sidelining his career and putting his health in...
September .17 .2015

Concussions Affect Teen Performance

A new study proves teenagers recovering from concussions or mild traumatic brain injuries may have difficulty with schoolwork until the brain fully recovers. Concussion can cause a wide range of...
May .25 .2015

Concussion Safety through Education

Keeping children and teens healthy and safe is always a top priority, especially when engaging in sports. The serious, cumulative, and long-lasting effects of concussions cannot be overstated. Signs...
November .24 .2014

BrainScope Makes Waves in Detecting TBIs

According to the USCDC, traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) occur at an annual rate of 500/100,000 individuals. Serious cases can be measured by CAT scans, but injuries such as concussions are more...
May .9 .2014

Scientists Link Genetics to Brain Injury

Does brain injury run in the family? It’s a question we’ll likely hear more often after scientists link genes and a susceptibility to brain injury. “Until now, all the attention has been paid to how...
April .17 .2014

TBI Linked to Mental Health Problems in Teens

New research has found that teenagers who suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) have a significantly higher risk of attempting suicide, being bullied, and seeking help for mental health issues. They...
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