Category: Brain Injuries

Traumatic Brain Injuries: what effects on children?

Though we commonly speak about Traumatic Brain Injuries in adults, it is important to remember that these types of injuries affect children just as frequently. Traumatic Brain Injuries, also known as TBI’s, are serious injuries that often result from either

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Team Sports and Head Injuries

September brings kids back to school and back to the sports field. Concussions and other types of head injuries can occur during many sports, especially football. The reality of a sport like football is that a good number of kids

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Traumatic brain injuries and the challenges that come with them

When most people think about a traumatic brain injury, they tend to focus on the medical needs of the person after the injury occurs. While that is a huge part of life after a TBI, there are other considerations that

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4 myths about minor Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries, such as concussions, have been regular topics in the news, sports, and entertainment. Even with the public awareness of these injuries, many people do not have a clear understanding of what constitutes a traumatic brain injury. Here

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Rehabilitation after a brain injury possibly hard to come by

Rehabilitation after a traumatic brain injury is a crucial part of recovery. The process of rehab can help people with a TBI to learn how to live life again. The skills learned in rehab can help them learn how to

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June: Brain Injury Awareness Month

The month of June is Brain Injury Awareness Month in Canada. Over half of all reported traumatic brain injuries are the result of an automobile accident. At Cantini Law Group, we want to do our part to help spread education

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Help your loved one focus on recovery after a brain injury

Watching a loved one recover from a traumatic brain injury is taxing. You have to deal with a complete life upheaval at a time when your loved one is struggling. Even though you are going through difficulties and changes, it

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How do I know if I have a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Most injuries, including some Traumatic Brain Injuries, can be seen in some way, either with the naked eye or with medical imaging tools like MRI or CT scans. Many TBIs, however, will not be visible in those scans – but

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Can concussions impact memory or intelligence?

We often wonder if and how concussions can impact a person’s memory and intelligence. Concussions can occur as a result of a trauma to the brain, like following a motor vehicle accident or while playing a contact sport for instance.

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Are concussions brain injuries?

Yahoo! Sports published an article recently about football player Rashean Mathis from the Detroit Lions who expressed his views on concussions, wondering if they should be called brain injuries to convey their seriousness. […] One of the longstanding issues with

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Possible Symptoms of A Brain Injury

Over 50,000 Canadians suffer brain injuries every year; about half of those are from car accidents. Head injuries during accidents can occur from things as serious as a skull fracture to something as simple as hitting your head on the

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Concussion in a Car Accident

Concussions tend to be taken lightly. They don’t sound as bad as “traumatic brain injury”, but that’s what a concussion is. People often try to walk it off like they would with a scrape or a bruise, but a concussion

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Traumatic Brain Injury

The human brain is incredibly complex and surprisingly fragile. A violent impact can cause an injury that has devastating consequences in your life, but because a brain injury is invisible its effects aren’t always immediately obvious. Brain injuries are a

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