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Molecular Map of the Synapse

A new study using 3D-MINFLUX technology allowed researchers to image the active zone of synapses with the precision of a few nanometers.

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Workplace Communication After Brain Injury or Stroke – Issues Insights and Advice From Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor

Fortunately for people with a head injury of various degrees, TBI, mTBIs or concussion, hemiparesis or strokes today , there are more opportunities for employment. However, there still are issues that are both visible and many that are internal to the people with the head injury. Communication in the workplace is often one of the […]

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After TBI, Living with Hemiparesis and effects of a head injury as well with safety considerations at home emphasized

Safety would be the primary concern of course when people with hemiparesis live alone or are alone for extended amounts of time. Of course your first references are your doctor, physical therapist and occupational therapists especially. This being stated, I can offer insights on some important items to consider in practical aspects of living alone […]

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Relationships and brain injury: Impacts and strategies

The Alberta Brain Injury Initiative presents: Theresa LaRocque-Walker discusses strategies for communicating between couples in an intimate relationship when they are diagnosed with a brain injury. This clip is part of a series presented by the Government of Alberta, Disability Services in support of the Alberta Brain Injury Initiative, brain injury survivors, their families, caregivers […]

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Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury: What to Expect & How to Recover

Following a thoracic spinal cord injury, individuals experience loss of motor control and sensation in the trunk and/or legs, referred to as paraplegia. Depending on the level and severity of the spinal cord injury, the extent to which motor control and sensation are affected may vary. Some individuals may only experience weakness and difficulty with […]

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Assistive Devices (Personally used)

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5 Inspiring Severe Brain Injury Recovery Stories

I love to share these sories where individuals were told by  medical experts their chances were slim, and then these 5 severe brain injury survivors never lost hope. With their their unrelenting perseverance, they overcame impossible odds and made astonishing recoveries. When a person suffers a severe brain injury, the prognosis is often bleak. Yet, […]

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Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury

This video discuss traumatic brain injury. It is part of the DVD series “Understanding Brain Injury” created by Shepherd Center. Visit braininjury101.org to view the entire video series.

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Traumatic brain injury: pathology review

What is a traumatic brain injury? TBIs occur when a head trauma leads to temporary or permanent brain dysfunction. Find our full video library only on Osmosis Prime: http://osms.it/more. Join over 3 million current & future clinicians who learn by Osmosis, and over 130 universities around the world who partner with us to make medical […]

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Surfing May Boost Well-Being of Brain Injury Survivors

Surfing improves the quality of life and overall mental well-being of patients who suffered a traumatic brain injury. Click on surfing image for full story at Neuroscience News. Summary: Surfing improves the quality of life and overall mental well-being of patients who suffered a traumatic brain injury. Source: Swansea University Generations of surfers know there’s nothing like […]

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Traumatic Brain Injury Miracle Story — From a Coma to Living on his own

This is the story of a TBI survivor. Through this video you will see Ben’s one-year miraculous recovery journey condensed into 30 minutes of still and videos as he went through physical, occupational and speech therapies at Craig Hospital in Denver and Quality Living Inc. (QLI) in Omaha. At the end you’ll hear from Ben […]

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Exercises and tips to manage spasticity

Five exercises and tips to manage spasticity and stretch your tense muscles. Hi! In this video, we present you 5 exercises and tips to manage spasticity and stretch your muscles. The videos are made for you so feel free to ask any questions and share with us your needs. #spasticity #muscles #exercises 0:00 intro 06:08 […]

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Study published by the American Academy of Neurology Finds that Poor Cognitive Outcomes Following Concussion are more Common than Previously Thought

A new study published February 16, 2022 by the American Academy of Neurology in the Journal “Neurology” finds that the frequency of clinically meaningful poor cognitive outcomes one year after a concussion are more common than previously thought.  The results, says study author Raquel Gardner, MD, of the University of California San Francisco, “highlight the […]

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Protected: Surviving foot drop

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Psychotherapy for PTSD offers a potential “biosignature” for effective treatment

Functional MRI studies suggest that psychotherapy for PTSD improves symptoms by changing the way brain networks communicate with each other, offering a potential “biosignature” for effective treatment In prior blog posts we have reviewed literature demonstrating that TBI and PTSD may not be separable but may, in fact, be intimately related not just at the […]

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