Category Archives: Brain Injury

Accident victims: take your medical and legal needs seriously

The aftermath of any motor vehicle accident has the potential to be completely chaotic. Cars are disabled and debris is scattered across the roadway, which quickly becomes congested with bystanders and rubberneckers. There are other people involved in the accident and witnesses gathering. If a crash is serious, police and ambulance will also be on […]

What are the possible medical causes of a coma?

Most people in Bexar County probably know that a coma is a serious medical situation that requires medical attention. This blog post will provide some basic information about comas and their causes. A coma is defined as a state of prolonged unconsciousness. A person in a coma requires immediate medical assistance in order to preserve […]

Research sheds more light onto football and brain damage

A concern for Texas residents who have children who play tackle football is the prevalence of traumatic brain injury. Those who played at various levels and are no longer playing also need to be cognizant of the problem, including those who played as kids, in high school, in college and even professionally. Research is ongoing […]

Addressing traumatic brain injury concerns in Texas

The Texas division of the Brain Injury Association of America addresses the concerns of victims of brain injuries in Texas. Greater than 144,000 Texans suffer traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in a single year. In addition, every year in Texas, 5,700 Texans are permanently disabled as a result of a traumatic brain injury. It is estimated […]

Understanding the impact of brain injuries in Texas

Brain injuries are an increasingly widespread problem. Each year, 144,000 Texans suffer traumatic brain injuries. As a result, greater than 381,000 Texans live with a disability as a result of traumatic brain injuries. In addition, greater than 5,700 Texans suffer permanent disability as a result of traumatic brain injury each year. Throughout the United States, […]

Taking control of your life after a brain injury

Experiencing a brain injury can bring devastation to your life, often causing changes that last a lifetime. Unfortunately, many Texas residents suffer from brain injuries each year in car accidents or other incidents. Worsening the situation, it does not always take a severe impact to cause serious and lasting damage. Sometimes even what is perceived […]

If infant car seats can be safer, shouldn’t they be?

There’s something of a mini brouhaha making news lately. The debate centers on the question of whether the safest of child safety seats we use in our cars are as safe as they could be. We figure that’s something that San Antonio readers might be interested in exploring. Sparking the debate is new research out […]