Patient Education
September 24, 2023
TBI Recovery Timeline: How Long Does It Take to Recover?

September marks National Traumatic Brain Injury Month, a time to raise awareness about the challenges and triumphs that individuals with TBI face.  One of the most pressing questions for both patients and their loved ones is, "How long does it take to recover from a TBI?" The journey to recovery can be complex, influenced by […]

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September 11, 2023
What is the Difference Between a Stroke and an Aneurysm?

The thought of experiencing a stroke or an aneurysm is frightening, and it’s something none of us want to endure. Annually, in the United States, over 795,000 people experience a stroke. Out of those cases, around 610,000 are initial strokes or strokes new to an individual. On the other hand, the mortality rate of ruptured […]

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August 21, 2023
Living with Paraplegia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Living with paraplegia presents unique challenges and opportunities for those affected and their loved ones. This comprehensive guide sheds light on the causes, symptoms, and treatment options available for individuals navigating life with paraplegia. What is paraplegia? Paraplegia is a condition characterized by the loss of motor and sensory function in the lower half of […]

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August 11, 2023
Understanding Neurorehabilitation for Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is a complex autoimmune disease affecting almost 2.8 million people worldwide. It disrupts communications between the brain and the rest of the body, leading to various symptoms that drastically impact daily functioning. From numbness and muscle weakness to difficulties with mobility and coordination, the struggles faced by those with this condition can be […]

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July 30, 2023
Understanding the Recovery Process After Left Side Brain Damage

The brain's left hemisphere plays a vital role in language processing, logical reasoning, and controlling the right side of the body. Damage to this crucial area can lead to various cognitive, motor, and language impairments. In this blog post, we embark on a journey to understand the challenges faced by individuals with left-side brain injury […]

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July 17, 2023
The Crucial Role of Family Support in Brain Injury Recovery

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 1.5 million Americans sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year. To spread awareness and prevention, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) leads the nation in observing Brain Injury Awareness Month every March.  If you or someone you love has suffered a […]

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July 13, 2023
Complete vs Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury: What to Know

In 2021, a report showed that there were around 18,000 new instances of traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) every year in the United States, or 54 cases per million persons. Having a spinal cord injury can be a traumatic experience. It can lead to a wide range of physical and emotional challenges that can have […]

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June 28, 2023
What Parts of the Brain are Affected by TBI?

A traumatic brain injury refers to an alteration in the brain’s structure and/or function as a result of a violent force on the head. It may be caused by a traumatic vehicular collision, forceful football tackle, or a moving object hitting the head.  A TBI can have varying effects on an individual’s physical, mental, and […]

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June 25, 2023
Do Spinal Cord Injuries Cause Permanent Damage to the Body?

According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC), approximately 450,000 Americans currently live with the consequences of a spinal cord injury or SCI. Estimates also showed that every year, around 17,000 individuals sustain a spinal cord injury due to motor vehicle accidents and fall accidents.  Spinal cord injuries may not be as common […]

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May 30, 2023
Hand Conditions After TBI and How to Recover Hand Function

Traumatic brain injuries are known to cause various debilitating effects on the body that can impair its function. A TBI damages the nerve cells in the brain, disrupting neural pathways that serve as communication lines to and from the body.  As a result, patients tend to experience mild to severe impairment in physical abilities, such […]

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May 22, 2023
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS): Symptoms, Causes, and Its Types

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) refers to a progressive and fatal neurologic illness that affects the brain and spinal cord. It is a relatively rare disease affecting about 6000-7000 individuals yearly. However, studies suggest that there has been a 9% increase in its prevalence since 2015 and it is expected to rise by up to 16% […]

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April 26, 2023
Apraxia After Traumatic Brain Injury: What You Need to Know

A traumatic brain injury or TBI is an injury to the brain that happens suddenly. It is typically the result of a direct blow or violent jolt to the head during sports accidents, car crashes, or physical assaults. The term traumatic brain injury is also an umbrella term pertaining to the various injuries that occur […]

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