Lifebridge Conference on TBI

Lifebridge Health recently announced that The Sinai Rehabilitation Center and the Comprehensive Sports Concussion Program at the Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain and Spine Institute will be hosting their annual fall conference. The conference will focus on mild traumatic brain injuries and concussions and the series will be called “The Evolving landscape in Treatment of

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Mechanical Tissue Resuscitation Could Limit Damage After TBI

Neurosurgery Magazine released a study of “mechanical tissue resuscitation” which suggests that vacuum pressure applied over a brain’s injured area may create a safe and effective treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). The procedure’s possibility was announced in a report by Wake Forest-University based researchers. However, the procedure requires more research and development before it

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What is Facet Syndrome?

Facet Syndrome is one of the most common causes of back pain. It involves persistent, chronic pain anywhere from the neck to the lower back. There are small joints located between each vertebra that are called facet joints, which stabilize and add flexibility to the spine to accommodate activities such as running and bending. To

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Herniated Disc Symptoms

The discs are the pads between the vertebral bodies that act as “cushions” and minimize the impact of movement on the spinal column. They resemble the shape of a jelly donut, with a soft center called a nucleus pulposus. If the nucleus is abnormally ruptured, it results in a disc herniation. Disc herniation often occurs

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