Recent Posts in Traumatic Brain Injury Category
Posted By Welebir Tierney & WeckWhiplash is a neck injury sustained when the head whips forward and then suddenly backward. They are most often caused by motor vehicle accidents, especially when the car is hit from behind. It is known as a soft-tissue injury to the neck, but can also affect the nerves, muscles, bones, ligaments, and discs. But what do you need to know about whiplash if such an injury were sustained? (1) You may ...Continue Reading
Posted By Welebir Tierney & WeckConcussions, which are mild traumatic brain injuries, never make for a pleasant experience no matter the severity of the concussion. Concussions can alter or entirely disrupt your sleeping pattern, whither your energy levels, swing your moods and can even temporarily impair your short term memory. And the negative side effects unfortunately don’t stop there. According to a new study by the Journal ...Continue Reading
Posted By Welebir Tierney & WeckAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1.4 million Americans suffer a brain injury each year. There can be several types of brain injury, some of which are difficult to detect. Some mid-brain injuries can be misdiagnosed or not diagnosed at all. Below are common types and symptoms of brains injury, and how to proceed if you or someone you know suffers a brain injury . ...Continue Reading
HIGH SPEED REAR END COLLISION – CATASTROPHIC BRAIN INJURY
A car was rear-ended at high speed on a freeway exit, causing the bumper to be pushed into back seat where a 22-year- old ...
DELIVERY TRUCK ACCIDENT – AMPUTATION & BRAIN INJURY
National package delivery truck driver veered from his lane of traffic to on-coming lane and hit head on, drove up, and over ...
MOTORCYCLIST STRUCK BY VAN—SEVERE LOWER LEG INJURY
A school van turned left in front of a motorcyclist, nearly taking off his lower left leg. The accident resulted in a serious ...