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Inflammation Following Brain Injuries

Inflammation Following Brain Injuries

Inflammation Following Brain Injuries. The brain is a delicate structure that is completely encased in a protective skull; however, this skull can also pose problems when someone sustains a traumatic brain injury. Because of how important the brain is, all damage to it must be taken seriously. According to some of the statistics which have been put together by Brain Line:

  • The highest rate of hospitalizations for traumatic brain injuries was seen among the elderly.

Brain Injury Connection to Dementia Proven in Large Study

Brain Injury Connection to Dementia Proven in Large Study

I’m Sacramento brain injury lawyer Ed Smith. The results of an extensive study on people with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) over an extended period show that a high percentage of those injured are at a higher risk for dementia. The study hopes to assess risk factors for young people who suffer a TBI.

TBIs Are a Common Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury Linked to Dementia

Traumatic Brain Injury Linked to Dementia

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento brain injury lawyer. A recent report from Sweden has linked traumatic brain injury and dementia. In a large-scale study, researchers reported a greater risk of developing dementia if an individual has suffered a TBI.

The Study


Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Without Concussion

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento brain injury lawyer. A new report has linked the beginning of  chronic traumatic encephalopathy to repeated blows to the head with or without concussion. This research sheds light on the origin of CTE and will be instrumental in identifying and preventing it in the future.

Study Reveals Brain Damage After Injury

Brain Injury Trauma and ALS

I’m Ed Smith, an experienced Sacramento Brain Injury Lawyer. ALS, also known as Lou Gherig’s Disease, is a devastating illness that can completely alter someone’s life and the lives of their loved ones. While a tremendous amount of research has been performed on this deadly disease, the treatment options available to those suffering from this disease are still limited. Recently, a research article was published detailing a possible link between trauma leading to a brain injury and ALS itself.

How are Brain Injuries Sustained?

Music and Brain Injury

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Brain Injury Lawyer. The brain is one of the most important parts of the body because it provides motor control and sensory function to all of the different parts of the body. When someone injures their brain, they could suffer permanent disabilities and deficits as a result. Research is always ongoing as professionals strive to find new treatments and a recent article was published that discusses the role of music in the healing process.

Options for the Treatment of a Brain Injury

Assessing and Treating Traumatic Brain Injury

Assessing and Treating Traumatic Brain Injury

I’m Ed Smith, a brain injury lawyer in Sacramento. A Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) may occur in a variety of settings. Depending on the severity of the injury, rehabilitation can be slow and complex. New approaches to rehabilitation and learning are evolving. Let’s take a look at what can be done for those who have suffered a TBI.

Incidence of Traumatic Brain Injuries


Traumatic Brain Injury in Children

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento brain injury lawyer. Traumatic brain injury is one of the leading causes of death and disability in children. In addition, the effects of traumatic brain injury are different in children. Let’s take a look at TBI in children, its causes and effects on the developing brain.

Incidence of Traumatic Brain Injury in Children

Vital Treatment Considerations in a Traumatic Brain Injury

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Brain Injury Lawyer. If there is any suspicion that someone has sustained a brain injury, time is of the essence. The faster the injury is diagnosed, the earlier treatment can be started. When healthcare professionals are trying to decide what the proper treatment is going to be, there are some important points that are going to be considered.

Is There Any Bleeding in the Brain?

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Bone Fragments and Traumatic Brain Injury

I’m Ed Smith, a Brain Injury Lawyer in Sacramento. One of the most common associated injuries when someone suffers neurological trauma is a fracture of the skull. While the skull is one of the tougher bones in the body, it has the potential to fragment just as any other bone. When this happens, these bone fragments could damage the brain tissue itself, leading to dire consequences.

Trauma and a Fractured Skull

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