17 12, 2019

Preventing Concussions – Part 1

2019-12-17T08:57:44-07:00December 17th, 2019|Concussion, personal injury attorney, traumatic brain injuries lawyer|

The word concussion evokes a fear these days more so than it ever has, and I know this personally. I played 10 years of football, was struck in the head thousands of times, and I have to tell you, though, what was much worse than that was a pair of bike accidents [...]

17 12, 2019

Preventing Concussions – Part 2

2019-12-17T09:00:08-07:00December 17th, 2019|Brain, Brain Injury, Concussion, personal injury attorney, personal injury attorney denver|

Now, the way that we're approaching this problem to try to understand the mechanisms of concussion and to figure out if we can prevent it is, we are using a device like this. It's a mouthguard. It has sensors in it that are essentially the same that are in your cell phone: [...]

18 11, 2019

Brain Injury Protection – Hardhat Design

2019-11-18T11:00:56-07:00November 18th, 2019|Brain, Brain Injury, Concussion|

MIPS is designed to reduce some of the rotational motion that can be transferred to your brain as a result of an angled impact. Because your brain tissue is soft like the consistency of gelatin different sections of the brain can move at different rates. This rotational motion can cause axons [...]

17 10, 2019

Concussion Q&A with Amanda Pfeil

2019-10-17T15:03:45-06:00October 17th, 2019|Amanda Pfeil, Concussion|

Whether you are a team physician, a team athletic trainer, or a doctor asked to assist in caring for an athlete who has sustained a concussion, you need to do your due diligence and research what the standard of care is for treating the concussed athlete. More information here: https://www.colorado-law.net/concussions-in-sports/ [...]

24 09, 2019

Common Reasons Children Suffer a Concussion

2019-10-17T14:24:52-06:00September 24th, 2019|Brain, Brain Injury, Concussion|

Soccer Football Ice Hockey Bicycling are the most common reasons children suffer a concussion. Concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury caused by some external force. Determining the significance of the injury starts with understanding the symptoms. Sometimes you can find out right away, because there are immediate signs or symptoms [...]

3 09, 2019

Brain Injury Q&A with Melissa Winthers

2019-09-06T05:48:24-06:00September 3rd, 2019|Blog, Brain, Brain Injury, Concussion, Melissa Winthers|

So, the person might come in through ER and then either go straight to the acute unit or maybe they go to ICU first. Then sub-acute, post-acute, you know, all these different levels of services and various places can sometimes be very frustrating and overwhelming to the family. They have [...]

9 08, 2019

Concussion Management by Dr. Michael O’Brien, Danielle Thurston and Rebecca Stevens

2019-08-09T11:20:35-06:00August 9th, 2019|Brain, Brain Injury, Concussion|

First, we'll discuss what is a concussion. Most people know a concussion is a brain injury, we describe it as a temporary brain cell dysfunction after a collision. The collision can be direct to the head or it can be indirect to the body with enough force that causes a whiplash [...]

3 08, 2019

Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injuries

2019-08-09T11:10:59-06:00August 3rd, 2019|Brain, Brain Injury, Concussion|

There can be bleeding in the brain. There can be an impact injury a lot of times when the brain is impacted, there will be a twisting of the brain and the spinal cord that transmits information into the body. So, when those types of injuries occur there can be a [...]

18 06, 2019

Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery – Hope Angel

2019-06-19T16:01:01-06:00June 18th, 2019|Auto Accident Attorney, Auto Accident Attorney Denver, Brain, Brain Injury, Concussion, traumatic brain injuries lawyer|

Dan: Today, I'm pleased to be speaking with brain injury survivor Angela.  Welcome Angela.  Angela, when was your injury and tell me a bit about the nature of the injury? Angela: It was a May 24th, Friday before Memorial Day weekend, and I was hit head-on by a reckless driver in [...]

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