Traumatic Brain Injury

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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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Scientists Link Brain Injuries to Specific Brain Protein

Researchers examining the brain tissue of deceased National Football League (NFL) players have linked abnormal levels of a specific brain protein to Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). CTE was first discovered in the brain tissue of deceased NFL players 15 years ago. CTE is a degenerative brain disease—a type of traumatic brain injury commonly associated with […]

May 20th, 2019 Read More
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Chad McLain Visits Good Day Tulsa to Discuss March as Brain Injury Awareness Month

Attorney Chad McLain of Graves McLain visited KTUL’s Good Day Tulsa on Thursday, March 14th in recognition of March as Brain Injury Awareness Month. He presented his insights regarding the risks, frequency, and causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs).   Facts About Traumatic Brain Injuries The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […]

March 19th, 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

Chad McLain & Dr. Eric Sherburn Recently Appeared on Good Day Tulsa to Discuss Traumatic Brain Injuries

One of the leading causes of death & disability in the United States are Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI), contributing to approximately 30% of all injury related deaths. Each day in the U.S. approximately 153 people die from TBI related injuries. Chad McLain and Dr. Eric Sherburn recently appeared on Good Day Tulsa to discuss Traumatic […]

March 22nd, 2018 Read More

Here’s What You Need to Know About Traumatic Brain Injuries

Did you know that each year in the U.S. approximately 50,000 people die from injuries related to TBI’s? One of the leading causes of death & disability in the United States are Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI), contributing to approximately 30% of all injury related deaths. Each day in the U.S. approximately 153 people die from […]

March 9th, 2018 Read More

Do You Know The Signs of a Traumatic Brain Injury?

With the arrival of fall right around the corner, sports season is officially here! We love cheering on our teams alongside parents, students and faculty, but are reminded of the potential risks student athletes face every day. Research shows that Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) are the leading cause of sports related deaths. A concussion can […]

September 19th, 2017 Read More

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, contributing to approximately 30% of all injury deaths. Whether one suffers from a brain injury due to a workplace accident, car crash, fall, sports-related injury or any situation, the consequences can be devastating and life altering. March […]

March 13th, 2017 Read More