Health & Wellness

Domestic Violence and Brain Injury

By Lauren Costello / October 24, 2018 /

What is Brain Injury? An acquired brain injury (ABI) is the result from damage to the brain, which occurs after birth and is not related to a congenital or a degenerative disease. Changes may be short- or long-term potentially leading to disability or challenges participating in the community. A brain injury may be acquired non-traumatically or…

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Falls Prevention!

By Lauren Costello / October 2, 2018 /

Falls are the leading cause of brain injury in the United States. On top of that, the risk of injury significantly increases after 1, 2, and 3 brain injuries. Balance, strength, impulsivity, and environment all contribute to safety after brain injury. Here are some falls prevention tips you can utilize at home and in the…

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September 21, 2018 – Concussion Awareness Day

By Sandy Pendergraft / September 3, 2018 /

A Concussion is a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or by a hit to the body that causes the head and brain to move rapidly back and forth according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Click here for more information about concussion/Mild TBI 

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