Hyperbaric Chamber Treatment for Traumatic Brain Injury

There is more research being done on the use of hyperbaric chamber treatments to improve traumatic brain injury outcomes by increasing oxygen concentration. With increased oxygen concentration, the blood increases its capacity (quantity) and capabilities (quality) to carry oxygen, leading to increased oxygen saturation and regeneration of cells. The capabilites are increased due to growth of new … [Read more...]

MN Personal Injury Lawyer: Neuropsychological Evaluation

Neuropsychological evaluation (NPE) is a method for testing brain functions. NPE allows a neuropsychologist to acquire data about a person’s: cognitive motor behavioral language executive functioning This information allows for the diagnosis of a cognitive deficit or the confirmation of a diagnosis. This is especially helpful in less obvious cases of traumatic brain injury … [Read more...]

Minnesota Personal Injury Lawyer: Cerebral Anoxia

Cerebral anoxia is the term for the total lack of oxygen being delivered to the brain. Cerebral anoxia may result in seizures, coma, permanent brain damage, or death. With no oxygen, brain cells start dying in several minutes. When the brain is denied oxygen, it triggers two automatic cerebral events in an effort to maintain oxygen supply. 1. Following a cerebral anoxic event, of sufficient … [Read more...]

Minnesota Personal Injury Lawyer: Brain Injury Symptoms

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when a sudden trauma causes damage to the brain. TBI can happen when the head suddenly and violently hits an object, when the head is violently jerked or snapped, or when an object pierces the skull and enters brain tissue. Symptoms of a TBI can be mild, moderate, or severe, depending on the extent of the damage to the brain. Symptoms include the following and … [Read more...]

MN Personal Injury Lawyer: Traumatic Brain Injury Overview

Mild should never be used when presenting a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) case. In reality there is no such thing as a mild brain injury. Even in the least severe cases of Brain Injury, the victims sustain fundamental brain damage that causes problems in attention, concentration, memory, and judgment. The patient usually recognizes this and is frustrated by it. They are further frustrated by the … [Read more...]