Tag Archives: traumatic brain injury

FamilyOfaVet.com – PTSD, TBI, & Life After Combat

**CAUTION: This video contains graphic combat-related images. While it is intended to give people some small understanding of what a year in combat is like, the images may be difficult for some Veterans, etc., to view. If you would like to skip the combat images, go to 3:39 ** FamilyOfaVet.com (Family Of a Vet, Inc.)… Read More »

5 Ways Functional Neurology Helped Me Gain Back a Quality of Life

Join Amy Zellmer as she chats with Dr. Jeremy Schmoe DC about how his functional neurology clinic has helped her gain back a quality of life. They discuss some of her symptoms, including: 1. Dizzy and balance 2. Headaches 3. Auditory and Visual reaction times 4. Autonomic nervous system 5. Anxiety/PTSD Visit Jeremy’s website: www.mnfunctionalneurology.com… Read More »

2016 #DCoEWebinar: Do Head Injuries Cause Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy?

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a hot topic lately and providers are taking a closer look at contact sports and whether repeated concussions could lead to CTE. The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury hosted a webinar on this topic Jan. 14, 2016. This webinar addressed the current diagnostic criterion… Read More »

A Head for the Future TBI Champion: Brian O’Rourke

Brian O’Rourke, retired Navy chief petty officer, sustained traumatic brain injuries (TBI) from explosions in military training. Difficulty sleeping and irritability affected his relationships with family for years. He denied it for a while, but his family encouraged him to seek help at a military treatment facility. After O’Rourke was diagnosed with TBI, his family… Read More »

A Head for the Future TBI Champion John Sharpe

A car crash put Air Force veteran John Sharpe in a coma for more than 40 days. When he woke up at a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital, doctors were unsure how much he would recover from a severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). Through years of treatment at the VA, John showed remarkable progress… Read More »

A Head for the Future TBI Champion Randy Dexter

After sustaining a brain injury while playing football, U.S. Army veteran Randy Dexter joined a rehabilitation program where he met his new best friend, a dog that shared his passion for surfing. Ricochet the “surfice” therapy dog helped Dexter find a unique way to cope with his traumatic brain injury (TBI) symptoms. The organization that… Read More »

DCoE Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury 2015 Summit

The 2015 Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) Summit: Continuum of Care and Care Transitions in the Military Health System will be held Sept. 9-11, 2015. This year’s summit combines a “live” in-person event at Defense Health Headquarters (DHHQ) in Falls Church, Virginia, with a “virtual” online component to… Read More »

TBI Awareness PSA (90 sec) from Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

“TBI champions” — inspiring service members and veterans who sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and got help — share their stories in this public service announcement for A Head for the Future, the TBI awareness and prevention initiative from the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (www.dcoe.dvbic.mil). Visit www.dvbic.dcoe.mil/aheadforthefuture to learn the stories of… Read More »

TBI Awareness PSA from Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (60sec)

“TBI champions” — inspiring service members and veterans who sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and got help — share their stories in this public service announcement for A Head for the Future, the TBI awareness and prevention initiative from the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (www.dcoe.dvbic.mil). Visit www.dvbic.dcoe.mil/aheadforthefuture to learn the stories of… Read More »

A Head for the Future TBI Champion Colin Woodside

Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Colin Woodside fell 50 feet while he was rock climbing. Although Colin always wore a helmet while climbing, he took it off this time to retrieve gear at the top of the cliff. The doctors said he sustained a severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) and was unresponsive — but… Read More »

Coffman Questions PTSD Disability Claims for Noncombat Vets

Rep. Coffman speaks on the House floor about his proposed amendment to the annual VA funding bill that would prohibit any funds from being used to provide VA disability compensation for veterans claiming combat related Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) who had never served in a combat zone. PTSD is one of the fastest growing disability… Read More »

Cerebrum Health Centers is Nationally Recognized for Concussion, TBI & PTSD Treatment

Cerebrum is proud to be nationally recognized for our treatments of concussions, traumatic brain injuries and PTSD. We also have had great success improving the quality of life for individuals with Parkinson’s, Dementia/Alzheimer’s, Stroke, ADHD. We are also widely utilized for Sports and Executive Performance Optimization as well as metabolic and autoimmune conditions. If you… Read More »