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Brain Injury

By On May 4th, 2020

SW Londoner: Freestyle kayaker Heidi Walsh discusses the impact of concussion

By Alice Reeves-Turner May 2 2020, 18.00 Full article: https://www.swlondoner.co.uk/freestyle-kayaker-heidi-walsh-discusses-the-impact-of-concussion/ The trials and tribulations experienced by athletes, whether that be hard training, poor performances in competitions or career altering injury, is a topic often discussed. But in recent years a new discussion point has loomed ever larger, that of the injury you cannot see: concussion. Team…

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By On April 30th, 2020

Preliminary results from Brookhaven’s Brain Injury Screening Tool

Based on a review of the data, Brookhaven leadership have gleaned the following information: 38 patients presenting with BH/SUD issues were screened using our brain injury screening tool from 3/21/20 to 4/27/20. 29 patients screened positive for acquired brain injury While this is not a diagnostic tool, we can communicate that 76.3% of patients presenting…

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By On February 10th, 2020

UVA: Researcher Uses Computer Models to Get Inside Heads of TBI Victims

For the full article, see: https://news.virginia.edu/content/researcher-uses-computer-models-get-inside-heads-tbi-victims By Fariss Samarrai, [email protected] Photos by Dan Addison, [email protected]   Mechanical and biomedical engineer Matthew Panzer is leading computational brain modeling projects at UVA’s Center for Applied Biomechanics. Each year about 3 million Americans suffer from traumatic brain injury – concussions and severe brain damage resulting from sporting activities, car crashes, falls, work-related…

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