Catastrophic Injury

Promising New Developments for Spinal Cord Injury Victims

People who have suffered spinal cord injuries in accidents may have more hope today. For the first time, researchers at the University of California San Diego have used rapid 3D printing techniques to create a spinal cord. Then, they implanted that scaffolding , which was loaded with neural stem cells, into areas that were severely …

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Bungee jump goes horribly wrong, woman smashes into riverbed

And this, my friends, is why they ALWAYS make you sign a liability waiver… ‘Human Error’: Bungee jump goes horribly wrong, woman smashes into riverbed Prior to her jump, the video shows the bungee assistant making a final check and positioning the woman to dive off the La Negra bridge. Director of the company, Oscar Sandoval, …

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Promising new developments in spinal cord injuries

Oxygen improves blood flow, restores more function in spinal cord injuries “We’ve shown for the first time that spinal cord injuries (SCI) lead to a chronic state of poor blood flow and lack of oxygen to neuronal networks in the spinal cord,” says co-principal investigator Karim Fouad, professor, Faculty of Rehabilitation … Click for original …

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Study Finds Traumatic Brain Injury is Prevalent in Soccer

Study Finds Traumatic Brain Injury is Prevalent in Soccer Austin, TX Researchers from the University College London and Britain’s National Hospital … Read the original article Study Finds Traumatic Brain Injury is Prevalent in Soccer – Law Firm Newswire (press… https://t.co/JPHCcK0Dgx #TBI — Roxana Delgado, PhD (@TBI_ArmyWife) April 17, 2017 Oldham teen recovering from brain injury …

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Medical Malpractice Caused Catastrophic Brain Damage

Malpractice Caused Mother’s Catastrophic Brain Damage Days After Childbirth, Attorney Says as Trial Begins Atlanta, GA Attorneys Tuesday debated whether physician negligence or unforeseeable postpartum complications led to a woman’s catastrophic brain damage three days after she gave birth, as trial opened against the practice that treated her. Trabue v … Read the original article …

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Spinal cord injuries from sports remain uncommon

Spinal cord injuries from sports remain uncommon The National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research found that from 1977 to 2006 there were 222 spinal cord injuries causing permanent damage at the high school football level, compared to 9 at the professional level. Education could be the answer. Original link is here Petaluma girl with …

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Progress Being Made In Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment

Scans Show Changes in Some Soldiers With Mild Brain Injuries “We can link these connectivity changes in the brain to poor top-down emotional processing and greater maladaptive rumination, or worrying, in symptomatic depressed soldiers after [mild traumatic brain injury],” study author Ping-Hong Yeh said in a … The original post can be seen here .@Montel_Williams …

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Potential Lawsuit: Youth Sports Concussion Lawsuit

Possible Claim: Youth Sports Concussion Claim News and Legal Info Youth associated with sports are at a threat of youth sports concussions (just like the NFL concussion litigation) especially in high impact sports, or in scenarios where they are not given adequate protective equipment or are not provided adequate time to recuperate from a head …

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