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Brain injury lawyer examines new findings on subconcussive blows to the head

In recent years, researchers have been paying more attention to the effects of repeated blows to the head suffered by football players and other athletes explains a New York City brain injury lawyer. For example, some retired football players have developed Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease associated with repeated brain trauma. The trauma can result not only from concussions, but also from subconcussive blows - hits to the head that may not lead to symptoms or concussion diagnoses, but nevertheless affect the brain when they occur repeatedly over time. Recent findings from high school football players Along with investigating older...

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New York Traumatic Brain Injury Attorneys Discuss Common Causes of TBI

About thirty percent (30%) of all annual injury deaths in America involve traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Furthermore, approximately 138 people die each day due to injuries that are either directly or indirectly caused by a TBI. These alarming statistics make it critical for all of us to learn more about the best ways we can protect ourselves and our loved ones from suffering a TBI or other serious bodily injury. Current Centers for Disease Control (CDC) statistics indicate that TBIs are generally caused by: Falls (40.5 %) Motor vehicle traffic accidents (14.3%) Being struck by or against an object (15.5%) Assaults...

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NY traumatic brain injury attorneys examine the evidence: What can sleep cycles tell us about TBI recovery?

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) can result in a variety of painful, disruptive, and protracted symptoms, including loss of consciousness explains one of the New York traumatic brain injury attorneys at the F&A injury law firm in Manhattan. For people with moderate to severe TBIs, loss of consciousness is a significant effect that can be measured in minutes, hours, or days, depending on the scope of the injury. Among its other disruptions, it interferes with people's sleep-wake cycle. What effect can this have on recovery? One avenue of research is exploring the connection between the sleep-wake cycle and improvements in consciousness and cognition...

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