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Fists Not Football: Brain Injuries Seen In Domestic Assaults

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CHICAGO (AP) — Brain trauma in domestic violence survivors has been overshadowed by concerns about injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan war vets, and by effects of repeated head blows in football players. 1,122 more words


TBI Isn't Just Phineas: Meet Civil War Veteran Jacob Miller

So much attention has been given to Phineas Gage (and rightfully so) that it’s easy to lose sight of others who have been impacted by traumatic brain injury. 151 more words

Notes And Homework

The Dangers of Brain Trauma

Derek Boogaard was an enforcer for the Minnesota Wild and the New York Rangers of the NHL. During his career, spanning from junior hockey in Canada through his last concussion in 2010 after a fight with Matt Carkner of the Ottawa Senators, … 201 more words

Notes And Homework

Reflexology: Moving from relaxation to rehabilitation

This post was inspired by the annual national reflexology congress held this past weekend. It was centered round neurological conditions and recovery with reflexology.

It makes one realize that the benefits and effects of reflexology are overlooked. 592 more words


Wear Your Helmet

Bikes, skateboards, rollerblades, Vespas- the wheels of summer. One of the biggest things you can do to stay safe is to wear the appropriate headgear for the sport. 239 more words

Whole Health

controversial title?

A story in the NYT (http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/12/magazine/what-if-ptsd-is-more-physical-than-psychological.html) tells of some good research into PTSD and brain insults from combat.  Once again some thoughtful scientist-practitioners saw something that needed better understanding and did something about it.   578 more words

Ruminating over brain damage and other fun things on a Memorial Day weekend‏


Fighting off a bug this weekend and catching up on my reading. So I’ve been going through a big stack of cognitive/neurology newsletters I get…why I get them I don’t recall. 811 more words