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Concussions

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A concussion is a traumatic injury that effects the way your brain functions. It occurs when there is trauma to the brain or body that causes the brain to collide with the skull.   269 more words

Medical Conditions

The curious case of being a dumbass

For many football fans, the most exciting plays come at the hands of defenders crushing someone with a brutal hit. Football, like many other contact sports, allows people to maul one another without serving time in jail. 553 more words

Hotard Huddle

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

News

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

Reflexology

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

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