A stroke victimizes an American every 40 seconds. For many, a stroke will cause patients to lose abilities and independence. Rehabilitation can make a big difference, but it involves repetitive, arduous tasks proving difficult for patients to stick with. A new stroke rehabilitation instrument aims to help address this problem.
Rollover accidents are serious accidents that are often associated with high-profile vehicles traveling at a high rate of speed. While these accidents are fairly uncommon, they can often lead to serious injuries and property damage. Our Ohio readers might be interested in learning more about these unusual, but not unheard
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, an important campaign as approximately 2 million Americans suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year. Many of those victims go on to recover and live without severe complications, but some do not. Brain Injury Awareness Month is dedicated to preventing, recognizing and treating
Thoughts of head injuries are likely to come up when someone hears about a motorcycle accident. Some of our Ohio readers might be shocked to learn that head injuries aren’t the most common injuries in non-fatal motorcycle accidents. Approximately 30 percent of non-fatal motorcycle accident result in an injury to
When you jump on a motorcycle, you know there is nothing between you and the road (or other vehicles) but your clothes. For this reason, it is important to wear as much protective gear as possible. This starts with a helmet. It is easy to believe that a motorcycle helmet
Have you ever stopped to think about what would happen if you were in an accident and unable to relay your medical history or medication schedule to the paramedics and medical professionals who treat you? If you answered “no,” you aren’t alone. Many people don’t think about how medical professionals
As one of our Ohio readers, you probably stay current with the news from your local area. If you watch closely enough, you know that many people are injured every year in a variety of accidents. In some cases, a brain injury is the end result. While some brain injuries
When you get behind the wheel of an automobile, you need to be completely alert at all times. It only takes one mistake to cause an accident. It only takes one second to doze off and put yourself, as well as others, at risk. There is no denying the fact
We have often discussed accidents on this blog. That might have some of our Ohio readers wondering what they should do if they have been in an accident. There are several points our readers should consider after being involved in an accident. Who should I talk to after the accident?
The debate about preventable childhood brain injuries focuses heavily on high-contact sports such as football and hockey, but many toddlers and young children are exposed to a common danger on a daily basis: unsecured televisions and furniture. Approximately 25,000 children are injured each year by falling furniture or TVs, according