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August 2014 Archives

How can you recognize a concussion when injured in Arizona?

Arizona residents know that a traumatic brain injury caused by a bump or jolt to the head may result in a brain injury known as a concussion. Athletes are especially vulnerable to concussions, which are defined as "a rapid movement of the head caused due to a blow to the head." Brain injury and concussion may lead to behavioral, as well as physical changes and impairment.

Car accident information that may interest Arizona residents

Car accidents have become a serious problem in the United States, including the state of Arizona. Although the number of car accidents reported had been on a downward trend in the last few years, there was a significant increase in 2012.

Drunk driving accidents, a major concern in the United States

Car accidents are a serious problem in Yuma, and throughout the United States, with distracted driving the leading cause of such accidents. Drunk driving, also known as driving while intoxicated, or driving under the influence, has been found to be a major cause of distracted driving.

NCAA changes rules, finances study to prevent head injuries

As many Arizona residents know, traumatic brain injury refers to any injury that may hinder normal functioning of the brain. A traumatic brain injury could be caused by a jolt or bump to the head or even a penetrating head injury Brain injury has become a serious problem in the United States, particularly when it comes to sports.

Arizona architect recovering from traumatic brain injury

Of all the types of injuries Arizona residents suffer in car accidents, some of the hardest to recover from are brain injuries. Because brain tissue doesn't heal in the same way as other parts of the body, recovery can be frustratingly slow. Even after any broken bones or cuts are healed, the injured may still have trouble with pain, dizziness, memory or even performing simple cognitive tasks. However, medical treatment and therapy can help many people to recover.