What is Anoxic Brain InjuryMay 9, 2023 by Carrie Capouellez| Brain Injuries
Every cell in our body needs oxygen to survive, and when there is no oxygen supply, that cell, organ, or body dies. The death of cells in the brain prevents electrochemical impulses, interfering with neurotransmitters that transmit messages in the brain that regulate bodily functions and influence behavior. This type of damage is referred to as anoxic brain injury.
Brain Injuries Caused by Hospitals and How to Spot ThemFebruary 21, 2022 by Carrie Capouellez| Brain Injuries
We often think of brain injuries occurring after car accidents or other traumatic incidents, but brain injuries can happen in the places we trust the most – hospitals. Because they can be life-threatening, it’s important to be able to recognize the symptoms so they can be treated as soon as possible. The brain is particularly…
Technological Advances in Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis and TreatmentApril 21, 2021 by Carrie Capouellez| Birth Injuries,Brain Injuries
Although childbirth is a miraculous process, sometimes mistakes are made during delivery that can permanently affect the child. When a child sustains a brain injury shortly before, during, or after birth, it can cause a lifelong condition called cerebral palsy.