Author Archives: Matt Dolman

The Role of Assumption of the Risk In Sports-Related TBI’s

Florida’s famously warm and sunny climate allows residents to engage in sports and other outdoor activities year-round. As a result, many school-age children and adults alike keep busy and fit by engaging in both organized competitive and less formal “pick-up” … Continue reading

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Bicycle Accidents Can Cause Traumatic Brain Injuries and Long-Term Medical Issues

Florida’s famously mild climate allows residents and visitors to ride bicycles year-round, and you would be hard pressed to go a day without seeing a bicyclist on the streets of any given Florida city. While using a bicycle to get … Continue reading

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What Types Of Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Be Caused At Birth?

Traumatic brain injuries (or TBIs) can have serious complications and cause challenges for victims at any age. However, some brain injury victims never get to experience life without brain damage and resulting medical conditions. This is because many types of … Continue reading

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The Devastating Effects of a Severe Brain Injury

Statistics show1 that an estimated 1.7 million individuals in the United States suffer some degree of traumatic brain injury (TBI) on an annual basis. These injuries can range from a minor concussion to a severe and permanently debilitating condition. For … Continue reading

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Advances In Detecting and Treating Traumatic Brain Injuries

In modern times, advanced tools and techniques such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) makes detecting traumatic brain injury possible. Without this revolutionary medical equipment, we’d likely have to rely on the keen eye of a doctor … Continue reading

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Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Result in Long-Term Complications

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), an estimated 1.7 million people sustain a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) each year.1 TBIs occur when a head injury results in a disruption in normal brain … Continue reading

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Traumatic Brain Injuries in Sports

When you decide to play a sport, you are generally accepting that game play has the chance to result in certain types of injury, such as fractures, sprains, strains, and more. Such acceptance is referred to in legal terms as … Continue reading

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Quick Facts about Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, occur when a blow or jolt to a person’s head results in a disruption in normal brain function. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates1 that approximately 1.7 million people in the United … Continue reading

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Traumatic Brain Injuries can Occur in a Variety of Ways

Concussions and traumatic brain injuries have been in the news as of late, with several high profile lawsuits between professional athletes and their respective leagues resulting in multi-million dollar settlements1 and changes to rules and safety equipment. The Centers for … Continue reading

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The Myths of Traumatic Brain Injuries

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is any traumatic damage dealt to the brain by an external force. The most common causes of TBIs are motor vehicle accidents, slip/trip and falls, and propelled or falling objects colliding with one’s head. It’s … Continue reading

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