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Balance and Dizziness Program Restores Mary Jean’s Stability and Independence

By |2024-05-10T08:42:43-04:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Neuroscience, Patient Stories|Tags: , , |

Life has been compared to a carousel—sometimes up, sometimes down, and sometimes round and round. No one understands that better than Mary Jean Sehnal, who suffered from vertigo (the sensation of spinning), weakness, and other problems that impaired her balance for the past 10 years. [...]

Concussion Rehabilitation After a Motor Vehicle Accident

By |2024-05-10T08:42:53-04:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Neuroscience, Patient Stories|Tags: , , , |

In January 2014, 35-year-old Michael Wachter lost control of his vehicle on an icy highway, leaving him with a shattered left collarbone. But following the accident, he didn’t realize he had experienced head trauma. “I was kind of out of it from the accident and the medicine for my [...]

Coping with Concussion: Men and Women Recover Differently

By |2024-05-10T08:13:40-04:00November 15th, 2017|Categories: Neuroscience, Physical Therapy|Tags: , , , , |

Heads up! You’re sitting at your daughter’s soccer game when a ball gets kicked toward the sidelines. It strikes you in the side of the head. You’re caught off guard, but you shrug it off and send the ball back into play. Later in the day you develop a [...]

Are You Up-to-Speed on Concussion Signs and Symptoms?

By |2024-05-10T08:37:20-04:00August 1st, 2017|Categories: Neuroscience, Pediatrics|Tags: , |

By Nirav K. Shah, MD, FACS As youth athletes start to gear up for fall sports, including football, soccer, cheerleading and wrestling, parents, and coaches and teachers should know how to recognize and properly respond to head injuries, particularly concussions. Studies have shown head injuries are more likely [...]

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