On average, it takes 7 to 14 days to recover from a concussion, and researchers recently questioned if recovery takes longer in college students who might find it difficult to give themselves time to recover.
After a life saving brain surgery, Christine Bowers is walking on the KineAssist MX, a computerized treadmill with a robotic arm and harness at the back. The metal arm allows people freedom of motion but catches them if they stumble.
Registered nurse Samantha Zoellick, who works in our Spinal Cord Innovation Center, had a question. “We’re turning patients regularly and closely following clinical protocol, but some still are getting sores,” Samantha said. “We wanted to find the root cause and to address it.”
A recent episode of Seizing Life — a podcast and videocast produced by the Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE) — featured Jordan Grafman, PhD, director, Brain Injury Research, discussing research and treatment of post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) after traumatic brain injury (TBI) in military veterans.