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Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a neurodegenerative disorder caused by recurrent mild traumatic brain injuries (TBI), which are commonly a result of sports injuries.  Given the popularity of contact sports, research on the prevalence and development of CTE has grown in recent years. One study examining the brains of professional football players post-mortem has confirmed […]

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10 Things to ask people who might have had a brain injury

10 Things to ask people who might have had a brain injury. Sometimes when professionals deal with mental health problems, there are symptoms which are perplexing, such as unexplained memory problems, word finding difficulties, being suddenly irritable— all of which are out of character either in with respect to therapist view or the patient. This […]

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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Treatment

 Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death among persons under 35, and approximately 80,000-90,000 persons suffer long term disability following a head injury (Chua et al, 2007). The Brain Clinic in NYC offers Cognitive Remediation and Neurofeedback as effective, non-pharmaceutical treatments for the long-term effects of TBI. The most common consequences of […]