HOW CAN ARTERIAL SPIN LABELING (ASL) HELP OBJECTIVELY DOCUMENT BRAIN INJURY?

By Scott Blair

Arterial Spin Labeling (ASL) had been used for nearly 25 years now by neurologists and radiologists to help diagnose strokes, dementia, and other brain conditions that affect blood flow to the brain. For these conditions its use had been well accepted in the medical community. CLINICAL UTILITY OF ARTERIAL SPIN LABELING FOR BRAIN INJURY How ASL MRI works is fairly straightforward. Blood is … Read More

HOW CAN DIFFUSION TENSOR IMAGING MRI HELP OBJECTIVELY DOCUMENT A BRAIN INJURY?

By Scott Blair

How it works: First, let’s be honest. Fully understanding Diffusion Tensor Imaging MRI requires a good understanding of physics and radiology. Because I am not a master of either, I am going to try and explain DTI MRI in layman’s terms as much as possible so you can understand the basic concepts without making your eyes glaze over by getting deep … Read More

BREAKING THE SILENCE: HOW WE USE CUTTING EDGE ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY TO PROVE “INVISIBLE” BRAIN INJURIES

By Brain Injury Law of Seattle

Mild brain injuries have been called the “silent epidemic.” This is because X-Ray and imaging technology has been trailing far behind brain science. So while doctors and brain injury attorneys have known to blame certain symptoms on brain injuries, there has never been a way to prove that a mild brain injury has taken place — until now.     Traditionally, and even after … Read More

HOW THE ADVANCEMENT OF TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY TECHNOLOGY CAN HELP YOUR CASE

By Adam Urra

Have you been diagnosed with a brain injury? Or are you suffering from any of the following symptoms associated with traumatic brain injury? Mood swings Depression Memory loss or loss of cognitive function Speech or word recall difficulties Fatigue Loss of motor skills Sexual dysfunction If you’ve suffered a head injury, it is also possible you may also be displaying very … Read More