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How a Concussion Affects Your Body and Overall Health & Wellness

With professional athletes going public with their concussion experiences, there has been an extensive study into sports-related concussions over the past decade. Considered a mild traumatic brain injury, concussions are still of concern due to the potential for long-lasting emotional and behavioural effects. Concussions can occur at all levels of sports participation, but can also [...]

Injury vs. Trauma: What’s the Difference?

When going to the hospital, patient care is organized based on the severity of their injuries. This triage classification system is designed to address the most important needs first. In this way, medical professionals can prioritize their efforts and help as many people as possible. Unfortunately, the injuries suffered by trauma patients are often so [...]

Whiplash Injuries and Missed Diagnoses of Traumatic Brain Injury

The Canadian Transportation Safety Board estimates there are about 160,000 car accidents in Canada each year. Of those, nearly 2,900 end in deaths. For those who survive, many suffer muscle, nerve and spine injuries. Motor vehicle accidents can also cause traumatic brain injury (TBI). This type of injury often occurs when the skull hits stationary [...]

What to Do If You’re Injured in a Motor Vehicle Accident

Motor vehicle accidents can scary, causing you to become confused and distracted. However, it’s important to keep a clear mind and obtain crucial information after an accident. Step 1: Ensure passengers are safe The first thing to do after an accident is to ensure that everyone is safe and uninjured. If anyone is injured, immediately [...]

All About The Journey To Walking Again After A Serious Car Injury

Physical therapy is a group of interventions designed to improve range of motion, strengthen muscles and joints, restore mobility and endurance and provide patients with medical-grade equipment and assistive devices. Following a serious car injury, patients work with physiotherapists to recover and learn to walk again. The journey from dealing with the immobile state that [...]

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