Brain Injury Archives - Ellis Law Corporation

June 25, 2018

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Brain Injury

MRIs vs. CT Scans for Diagnosing Brain Injuries

Despite recent advances in imaging technology, mild traumatic brain injury has been challenging to accurately diagnose. As an example, concussions – which are frequently sustained in sporting and motor vehicle accidents – are associated with regular brain imaging scans. In other words, the brains of concussive patients often appear 100 percent normal on both CT…

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June 22, 2018

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Brain Injury

Head Trauma Victims Not Getting Adequate Follow-Up Treatment

Media reports in recent years have brought attention to the serious effects that even seemingly mild traumatic brain injuries (TBI) like concussions can have on those who experience them. Despite this growing public awareness, a new study shows that, by and large, those who experience head trauma are not receiving adequate follow-up care even when…

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May 9, 2018

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Brain Injury

3 Reasons Brain Injuries Go Undiagnosed

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are serious and potentially life-threatening. They can cause hallucinations, mood disorders such as depression, paralysis, impaired cognitive function, memory loss, and more. These symptoms can be treatable. If they are treated, the quality of life of TBI patients can be measurably improved. A Los Angeles brain injury lawyer can provide a…

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April 11, 2018

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Brain Injury

3 Surprising Causes of Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and its causes have been all over the news in the last few years. Headlines on the effect of concussions suffered in football have provoked an ongoing national conversation. The effect of the repeated pummelings boxers endure has become increasingly clear. Lack of oxygen to the brain during birth or surgery,…

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January 4, 2018

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Brain Injury

Top 5 Concussion Myths

Concussions are some of the most prevalent injuries seen in sports medicine. They are also some of the most dangerous. Why? Despite significant advances in research and education on concussive injuries, there still remains a lot of misinformation regarding their causes, diagnosis and treatment. A type of mild brain injury, concussions can happen under a…

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