Throughout the province, thousands of people sustain concussions each year. Many of those people go on to experience debilitating symptoms that persist for weeks, months, or even years after their initial injury. Disruptive symptoms like neurofatigue can affect a person’s entire life. To learn more about coping with neurofatigue after sustaining a concussion, click here
In the immediate aftermath of a serious motor vehicle collision, an accident victim’s body often produces adrenaline which could delay or diminish the symptoms of serious injuries. If the survivors of serious accidents ignore the signs of traumatic brain injuries or fail to seek immediate medical attention, they could face permanent consequences. To learn more, click here.
When accidents on the road or on someone else’s property cause traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), within moments, an unsuspecting victim’s life can be changed forever. In addition to expensive costs of associated care, TBIs can have a significant human cost for both injured accident victims and their loved ones. To learn more, click here.
In March 2018, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario enacted Rowan’s Law (Concussion Safety), a new law aimed at protecting amateur athletes from the dangers of concussions. A concussion is a traumatic brain injury caused by the movement of the brain inside the skull, typically as the result of a bump or blow to the head … Continue reading “Ontario Concussion Safety”
Injury is the leading cause of death for children in Canada, reports the Public Health Agency of Canada. Many of these deaths involve acquired brain injuries. Early diagnosis and treatment is critical, given that the impact of a serious traumatic brain injury can be massive, extensive and long-term. The long-term implications of TBI can include … Continue reading “Indications Your Child Might Have a Brain Injury”