ROAD RASH: TREATMENT, SCARRING, & HEALING

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Road Rash Treatment

While road rash is common and often not extremely serious, the superficial friction wound can feel incredibly painful. Most people obtain road rashes – also known as scrapes, abrasions, strawberries, or raspberries – while playing sports, exercising, or riding bikes. In most cases, the wound is easy to treat and heal at home. However, road rash can sometimes scrape through … Read More

ROLLOVER ACCIDENT – A STEP BY STEP GUIDE ON WHAT TO DO

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Rollover car accidents are severe and sometimes may take lives. They can result in catastrophic car damage, permanent injuries, and even a loss of life. Rollover accidents have high stakes, so one must handle them the right way. Knowing what to do in a rollover car accident scenario could save you a lot of stress, anxiety, and money, so read … Read More

HOW LONG DOES A CONCUSSION LAST

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How long do concussions last? What should you do if you suspect that you’ve suffered a concussion? Suppose you’ve recently been involved in an accident where you hit your head, and you’re now concerned that you sustained a concussion. In that case, your physical health needs to ensure that your condition is addressed and that you have legal help to … Read More

HOW TO TREAT A CONCUSSION

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How To Help Someone With Traumatic Brain Injury

There are many ways to treat a concussion. The best option for you depends on the severity of your symptoms of concussion and which type of concussion you have. Continue reading to learn more about the types of treatment for concussion, but first — if you think you may have a concussion — contact your doctor or go to the … Read More

RETURNING TO WORK AFTER CONCUSSION

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Man Returning to Work After Concussion

If you have had a concussion, definitely consult with your doctor regarding when you should go back to work. Be sure to describe clearly what your work entails to your doctor and what challenges you think you might have. Returning to work depends upon the various factors involved in the different types of work and working conditions. Work and working … Read More

WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE A CONCUSSION

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If you have a concussion, observe your symptom profile in the first 4 hours after the event. If you start to develop an intense headache or pressure inside your head or intense nausea, go to an emergency room right away so they can do a CT scan to rule out a serious problem such as a brain bleed or fracture of the … Read More

RECOVERING FROM A CONCUSSION

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RECOVERY FROM A CONCUSSION DEPENDS ON VARIOUS FACTORS 1. Concussion Recovery Depends on Severity of Head Injury The conventional medical wisdom on recovery from concussions depends mainly on how severe the head injury was. Cases involving a skull fracture or brain bleed have a much lower incidence of full recovery. Depending on how one defines “recovery,” one could argue that … Read More

POST CONCUSSION HEADACHES

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HOW COMMON IS HEADACHES AFTER CONCUSSION   Post concussive headaches are very common following a head injury. They can differ in their type and intensity depending on the severity of the head injury. In addition, headaches following a brain injury can be made worse if there is an injury to the neck as well.   TYPES OF HEADACHES FOLLOWING A BRAIN INJURY … Read More

POST CONCUSSION SYNDROME AND TREATMENT

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POST CONCUSSION SYNDROME – DEFINITION Post concussion syndrome is a term used to describe the lingering effects of concussion. When your head is hit by something, it sends a shock wave through your brain from one side to the other, damaging brain cells in the process. When a brain cell is damaged, its ability to do its job processing information … Read More

The Zackery Lystedt Law

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There are millions of young athletes that practice hundreds of different sports in the US. Football, basketball, and other competitive contact sports are intense at every level, so it’s important to prioritize the safety of child athletes above anything else. Serious injuries like concussions not only jeopardize an athletes’ immediate safety, but they can also produce long-term effects that require … Read More