Head Injuries

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Avoiding Head Injuries While Enjoying Winter Sports

Each season brings with it new and exciting activities in which to engage and winter is no exception. With the cold weather brings snowboarding, skiing, and sledding, activities millions of people enjoy. But although these activities can prove quite fun, they can also prove extremely dangerous – leading to serious injury or even death – […]

January 15th, 2020 Read More
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Study Finds Sub-Concussive Hits May Cause Brain Damage

A recent study of collegiate football players’ brains both before and after their season shows that hits that occur routinely in practices and games can cause brain damage – despite not sustaining concussions. Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Rochester assessed how repetitive head hits impacted the midbrain, the part of the […]

November 13th, 2019 Read More
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High School Football Player Dies Two Days Following Head Injury

A Georgia football player died of head injuries two days after losing consciousness during a game. An article on the death of 16-year-old linebacker Dylan Thomas of Pike County High School appears here. A Tragic Loss At first, Dylan Thomas’s teammates thought their friend had suffered a leg injury. Leaving the game after an injury […]

November 26th, 2018 Read More
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What Are The Top 3 Sports That Pose The Greatest Risk Of Concussion?

As we enter into the beginning of a new sports season it is critical to keep in mind the risks associated with many elementary and high school sports. According to the American Academy of Neurology, football, rugby, and soccer pose the greatest risk of concussion to athletes. A concussion is a form of a traumatic brain […]

October 17th, 2017 Read More
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New Technology Serves as a Catalyst in Diagnosing, Simulating and Treating Concussions

A breakthrough in the diagnosis, simulation and treatment of concussions has been made through the development of virtual reality (VR) headsets. Multiple VR headset devices have been introduced in the medical field to develop a deeper understanding of concussions and diagnose head injuries more efficiently and precisely. This technology could immensely help in diagnosing head […]

January 25th, 2017 Read More
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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Every year, millions of Americans will suffer the devastating effects of a brain injury. Whether the injury is related to a fall, a car accident, playing a sport, or any other activity, brain injuries can have life-altering consequences. March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and at Graves McLain, Tulsa Personal Injury law firm, we want […]

March 18th, 2016 Read More
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Oklahoma Motorcyclist Riding Without Helmet in Critical Condition Following Accident

Motorcycle accidents seriously and fatally injure far too many Oklahoma residents every year. The statistics below are disturbing about motorcycle accidents in Oklahoma: According to the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office, there were nearly 15,000 motorcycle crashes in Oklahoma in 2014, the most recent year for which data is available. 1,184 riders were injured in motorcycle […]

February 3rd, 2016 Read More
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March Is Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month

Traumatic Brain Injury, or TBI, is a serious and devastating cause of injury and disability impacting thousands of Americans every year. According to the Brain Injury Association of Oklahoma, nearly 20,000 Oklahomans visit the hospital after suffering a TBI every year. Traumatic Brain Injuries are difficult to diagnose, and can occur when sudden trauma causes […]

March 12th, 2015 Read More