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4 Common Misconceptions About Concussions

Posted August 25, 2022

Traumatic brain injuries are a major cause of disability and death in the United States. The most commonly diagnosed type of traumatic brain injury is the concussion. A concussion is damage to the brain caused by an external force, such as a blow to the head. Concussions can happen in many different accidents in Florida,… read more

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Difference Between Mild, Moderate and Severe Brain Injuries

Posted August 14, 2022

Brain injuries are complex. There is still much to be discovered about how the brain works, responds to injury and heals. The primary factor in determining how much a brain injury will impact a victim is the severity of the damage to the brain. When a doctor diagnoses a traumatic brain injury (TBI), he or… read more

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What Are the Medical Expenses Associated With Brain Injuries?

Posted August 13, 2022

A brain injury can affect every aspect of a victim’s life, from the way he or she thinks and acts to his or her physical capabilities. The medical care associated with a brain injury can be extensive and last for many years. The total cost of required health care surrounding a traumatic brain injury can… read more

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The Long-Term Effects of an Untreated Head Injury

Posted July 30, 2022

Head and brain injuries are some of the most dangerous types of injuries, as they can come with lasting or even permanent health consequences. A traumatic brain injury can cause physical, emotional and cognitive changes in a survivor. If left untreated, a head injury can cause even more severe damage to the brain. This is… read more

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Community of Spoto Rallies Behind Girl Who Suffered Traumatic Brain Injury

Posted March 9, 2015

When the people of Spoto found out about the unforeseen car accident on Lee Roy Selmon Expressway that left Tyra Janelle Brown, 18, fighting for her life, they came together for the cause. Brown suffered a traumatic brain injury that left her in a catatonic state, as her parked car, according to Florida Highway Patrol,… read more

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Anoxic Brain Injury – Causes, Symptoms, Prognosis

Posted April 4, 2014

An anoxic brain injury occurs when brain cells are damaged due to a total lack of oxygen. Doctors also refer to the condition as anoxia. Brain cells are effected almost immediately without oxygen and begin dying off permanently after only four minutes of oxygen deprivation. Each additional passing second results in cumulative brain cell death. Anoxic brain… read more

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