Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) has been in the news quite a bit lately.
Could a simple slip-and-fall injury actually cause brain damage? Absolutely. As the old saying goes, "It isn't the fall that hurts you -- it's the landing."
In retrospect, it surprised few when it was revealed this week that the late Aaron Hernandez was found to have evidence of severe deterioration of the brain matter necessary for higher executive functioning.
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can leave you with a problem balancing -- which can affect your life in ways that you just wouldn't expect.
Brain injuries are known to cause mental and personality changes in victims, some of which may be permanent or difficult to treat. Now, new research is starting to clarify the differences between different types of damage suffered after physical injury.
A brain injury is one of the most complex types of injury, pain and disorientation for people. No two brain injuries are precisely alike, just as the circumstances around them are different.
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are notoriously hard to understand and difficult to treat.