Military Veterans Hockey Team Takes the Ice in Novi Competitive sports can help recovery from Traumatic Brain Injuries NOVI, MI, Sept. XX — Some tough new competition is taking the ice in the Novi Men’s Hockey League for the 2017-‘18 season. The Lightning, a new team comprised solely of military veterans and their family members,
Dr. Benson will be speaking at BIAMI (Brain Injury Association of Michigan). on Friday September, 15, 2017. About the BIAMI 2017 Conference The BIAMI conference is held in conjunction with the Michigan Brain Injury Provider Council. The event is the largest of its kind in the US with over 140 exhibitors and over 1500 attendees expected.
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According to the UCLA researchers, high fructose corn syrup sabotages a rat’s brain’s ability to recover after TBI. The hindrance occurs when the brain is attempting to repair itself after the injury has already taken place. Fructose is actually a natural substance that occurs in fruit. High fructose corn syrup is in most processed foods
Tramadol is one of many medicinal treatments for traumatic brain injury patients administered by emergency rooms everywhere. But are the negative effects of Tramadol more detrimental than the benefits? In a study conducted between 2011‐2012 served as preliminary evidence that tramadol may not be the best solution to pain relief in TBI patients. The review
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Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the debilitating brain disease researchers now know is caused by repetitive brain traumas, has marched its way through the alphabet of contact sports. First was boxing and its generations of ‘punch-drunk’ former boxers. Football was next with the death of Pittsburgh Steelers’ center, Mike Webster from whose brain CTE was first
After meeting with over seven different neurologists, from New York to Detroit, Ms. Pat Jones finally met with Dr. Randall Benson. For the first time, she didn’t feel like a number, but felt that her voice was heard as Dr. Benson worked diligently to provide her with a proper diagnosis. Now, Pat feels she is finally on her healing journey.
Early nonischemic reduction in oxidative metabolism is regionally associated with chronic brain atrophy after TBI. Acute MRI showed a preponderance of hemorrhagic lesions with few irreversible ischemic lesions. Global and regional chronic brain atrophy occurred in all patients by 6 months, with the temporal and frontal loves exhibiting the most atrophy compared with the occipital