Items tagged as "brain injury"
Miss the show? Here's the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 2-8-2014 From returning war veterans to professional athletes or even a patient with what seems like a simple bump on the head, traumatic brain injury is often misunderstood. On Saturday, Feb. 8, at 9 a.m. CT, Michael Link, M.D., and Allen Brown, M.D., discussed the [...]Created by Joel Streed
From returning war veterans to professional athletes or even a patient with what seems like a simple bump on the head, traumatic brain injury is often misunderstood. On Saturday, Feb. 8, at 9 a.m. CT, Michael Link, M.D., and Allen Brown, M.D., will give us the definition of traumatic brain injury, explain how the injuries are [...]Created by Dana Sparks
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers found that improvement of mood over the course of post-acute brain rehabilitation is associated with increased participation in day-to-day activities, independent living, and ability to work after rehabilitation is complete. MULTIMEDIA ALERT: Video of Dr. Bergquist is available for download from the Mayo Clinic News Network. Each year, millions of [...]Created by Bryan Anderson
This season the news has been filled with stories about the dangers of concussions in sports like high school football. Doctors at Mayo Clinic say that pulling kids off the field until they have completely recovered is key to keeping them healthy. But some players who've suffered concussions choose not [...]Created by Admin
Traumatic brain injury is usually the result of a sudden, violent blow to the head — which causes the brain to collide with the inside of the skull. This collision can bruise the brain, tear nerve fibers and cause bleeding. The severity of traumatic brain injury can vary greatly. A [...]Created by Admin
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My grandson played rugby in college. He suffered a concussion and now has trouble with many mental functions, including maintaining thoughts. His peripheral vision has been affected and noise prevents him from working. What could help him return to normal? He is 23 years old and should be [...]Created by Dana Sparks