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I feel my creativity flow like a sponge caught in the ebb and flow of the ocean tide.

One day I am awash with ideas and visions bubbling inside me like ocean foam lapping on the beach. 170 more words

Mental Health

Little Words

Writing everyday

is a challenge

when you have

a traumatic brain injury

and a long

history of concussions


my brain feels like

Captain Kirk… 17 more words

Mental Health

Crash-3 has enrolled 9653 patients!

Crash-2 showed that TXA reduced mortality due to bleeding and all-cause mortality in trauma patients with extra cranial bleeding. The Crash-3 trial will provide reliable evidence about the effect of TXA on mortality and disability in patients with TBI. 31 more words

Traumatic Brain Injury

SPEAK OUT! . . . . . . . . . . . . . Itty-Bitty Giant Steps

SPEAK OUT! Itty-Bitty Giant Steps

presented by

Donna O’Donnell Figurski

SPEAK OUT! Itty-Bitty Giant Steps will provide a venue for brain-injury survivors and caregivers to shout out their accomplishments of the week. 350 more words

Donna O'Donnell Figurski

Journey to Camp Bruce McCoy

Camp Bruce McCoy at the Brain Injury Association of Virginia

Attending EVMS has given me new experiences and friendships that I cherish. Volunteering as a counselor at Camp Bruce McCoy has been one of the most powerful of these encounters. 2,544 more words

Eye tracking detects high pressure inside the skull

Contact: Christine Hill 612.873.5719

Doctors Can Detect Pressure Increases Inside the Skull By Tracking Eye Movements During Watching of Music Videos

Dr. Uzma Samadani

Eye movement tracking while watching a music video for 220 seconds can reveal whether there is increased pressure inside the skull.  589 more words


Personal Injury Tip: That Lingering Headache Is Probably More Than a Headache

Often times in an accident, people suffer a traumatic brain injury or TBI for short. This life changing injury is often overlooked by inexperienced attorneys, discounted by physicians that are not specialists, and downplayed by insurance companies who do not want to pay for the long term effects of this injury..