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Concussion: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

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What is a concussion? A concussion is a brain injury that is caused by a sudden blow to the head or to the body. The blow shakes the brain inside the skull, ... 

This Is Your Brain on Multiple Concussions - Men's Health

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You've probably never heard of post-concussion syndrome. Neither had Harry Carson or Pat LaFontaine or dozens of other former pro athletes. Then the symptoms started ...

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Post concussion Syndrome: The New ...

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Concussion is a brain injury and is defined as a complex pathophysiological ... All of the 20 sports noted below posted increases in the number of injuries treated ... The top 10 sports-related head injury categories among children ages 14 and younger: .... A majority of catastrophic spinal cord injuries usually occur in games. ...

Welcome to the Brain Injury Association of America

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People who sustain brain injuries must have timely access to expert trauma care, specialized rehabilitation, lifelong disease management, and individualized ...

Brain Trauma Foundation

https://www.braintrauma.org/
For over 30 years, Brain Trauma Foundation has been conducting innovative ... for the millions of people who suffer from traumatic brain injuries every year. ...

Hope After Brain Injury | Non-Profit Organization

www.hopeafterbraininjury.org/
Hope after brain injury is a non-profit organization focused on providing hope and ... injuries are significant, the emotional and cognitive effects of traumatic brain. ...

National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA)

https://www.nashia.org/
Brain injury policy, program, and service resources for state employees and others interested in state government. NASHIA assists state government in ...

Tramautic Brain Injury National Database

http://www.tbindc.org/
Jun 20, 2005 - As in, "I figure I suffered between 15 and 20 concussions during my career," says retired NFL middle...

Toronto Traumatic Brain Injury Therapy

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A Toronto traumatic brain injury can be devastating on several different fronts. It’s the control centre for your body and responsible for everything from eating and breathing to walking and talking. ...

Toronto Post Trauma Counselling

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The kind of psychological trauma that people experience is unique to every individual and that’s why Melissa Cutler’s 20 years of experience in the therapy field involves compassion and an evidenced-based approach that is unique to each individual patient. ...

Toronto Post Stroke Depression Therapy

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Simply put, a stroke occurs when the blood flow to part of the brain is cut off. Melissa Cutler’s Toronto Post Stroke Depression therapy can help rebuild the lives shattered by a stroke with counselling and therapy sessions. ...

Toronto Post Concussion Syndrome Recovery

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Melissa Cutler holds a Masters Degree in both Psychology and Social Work from the University of Toronto. She has the experience and compassion in Toronto concussion therapy to treat the depression, anxiety and other symptoms that accompany post concussion syndrome. ...

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

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Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a practical short-term psychotherapy treatment approach for focussing on changing a person’s negative thoughts and behaviours. ...

Chronic Pain Management

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Some people might be surprised to learn that a psychotherapist is a valuable ally to have when dealing with chronic pain management. ...

Grief

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At some point during their lives, most people will experience the loss of a loved one. Grief is a common reaction to this loss, and is felt by individuals in different ways. ...

Psychotherapy

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Psychotherapy is also known as talk therapy. Psychotherapists use this technique as a way to help patients with a variety of different mental illnesses and emotional difficulties. ...

Loss

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When processing the death of a loved one, many people seek out professional help when learning how to live with their loss. ...

Depression

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It’s estimated that 1 in 4 Canadians are living with a high degree of depression. Depression can be hard to explain to those who have never experienced it personally. ...

Anxiety

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Nervousness, restlessness, a sinking feeling in your stomach – nearly everyone has experienced anxiety from time to time. However, for those with anxiety and panic disorders, these emotions occur on a daily basis. ...

Anger Management

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Anger is a normal, healthy emotion that virtually everyone feels from time to time. However, it becomes an issue when anger continually flares up or seems to spiral out of control. ...

Caregiver Stress Burnout

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Caring for an older parent or a child with special medical needs can be a very rewarding experience that shows high levels of love and commitment. ...

Communication Challenges

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Communication is more than words. Whether it’s a child or an adult, communication issues can develop in any relationship or circumstance. ...

Relationship Difficulties

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Every relationship requires work, and often face challenges of various sizes. Everyday stressors can put strain on a romantic relationship, whether it affects the couple as a unit or one of the individual partners. ...

Stress Management

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Stress is a normal and expected part of everyday life – in fact, 58% of Canadian workers are stressed on a daily basis. It normal stems from a specific event, ...