Patient Education
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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April 10, 2023
Foot Drop: Why Does It Happen After a Traumatic Brain Injury?

A traumatic brain injury is a condition that occurs after an external or physical assault on the brain, disrupting its normal function. It can damage several nerves in the brain, causing patients to experience different neurological and muscular symptoms. One such example is the development of foot drop syndrome.  Below is an in-depth discussion on […]

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March 31, 2023
Types and Levels of Spinal Cord Injuries

The spinal cord serves as a conduit for sending signals and messages from the brain to all parts of the body. The spinal cord is a complex system that is part of everything we do. If the spinal cord is damaged, the message from the brain cannot get through leaving the affected area unable to […]

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March 27, 2023
Brain Injury Awareness Month: 5 Interesting Facts

A traumatic brain injury, or TBI, refers to a medical condition wherein the brain sustains injuries that can cause physiological damage and disruption in its normal function. Traumatic brain injuries usually occur following a direct blow or violent jolt to the head caused by a traumatic accident.  Since TBI drastically affects brain function, it is […]

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February 28, 2023
8 Ways to Support a Loved One With Brain Injury

Brain injury refers to a medical condition characterized by impaired brain function. It is usually caused by a violent blow or sudden jolt to the head.  Traumatic brain injuries can affect each patient differently. But one thing’s for sure一it can cause debilitating and life-altering effects on one’s physical, mental, and emotional well-being.  Furthermore, a brain […]

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February 28, 2023
Brain Stem Damage: Why Does It Happen and What Are the Treatment Options?

Brain stem injury is a rare condition that can happen to anyone, regardless of age and health. It has a set of debilitating symptoms that can drastically decrease one’s quality of life. Fortunately, there are now plenty of rehabilitative treatment options that can help bring back the body’s lost functions and abilities. Read on below […]

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February 27, 2023
New Year’s Resolution for TBI Patients: 6 Ways to Keep the Brain Healthy After a TBI

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) cause varying effects on each patient depending on the injury’s severity. Some symptoms may be temporary, while others can be more permanent. Fortunately, recovery and symptom improvement are possible in both cases through rehabilitation and therapy.  Most patients undergo a combination of physical and cognitive therapy to treat and manage the […]

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