Posts Categorized: Brain & Spine

Bike Safety: Always wear a helmet

As the weather begins to improve and the spring days become longer, a lot of families will start pulling out their bicycles from the garage. However, when you pull the bikes out, it is important that you remember to always wear a bike helmet. A bike helmet can save your life and is just as…
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What you should know about brain injuries

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and many are taking time to increase their awareness of the incidence of brain injury and empower people with brain injuries and their caretakers. Traumatic brain injury can be devastating for patients and their families. It takes a tremendous toll, both physically and emotionally, on caregivers. No two brain…
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Dementia: It’s more than what you think

Paul Hornung is a football legend. The Louisville native was a star athlete in high school and continued to shine playing college and professional football. He won the Heisman Trophy in 1957 and the Green Bay Packers chose him with the first overall pick in the NFL Draft that same year. Hornung was diagnosed with…
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Stroke: Every moment counts

When it comes to a stroke, recognizing the symptoms can make all the difference. A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is cut off  When this happens, brain cells can die or be damaged. As a stroke happens, there are signs and recognizing these signs can help increase your chance of recovery. In…
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Tackling concussions head-on

After almost a four-month hiatus due to the coronavirus, sports leagues on all levels are slowly opening their facilities for conditioning and game days. Even though sports will not look the same as they did last fall, those engaging in sporting competitions still run the risk of getting an injury, such as a bruised-up knee,…
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