Can You Heal from TBI and CTE?

Can You Heal from TBI and CTE?

By Dr. John Hughes, DO   As a TBI treatment specialist, I see a variety of patients with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) from military blast events, professional and high school sports, motor vehicle accidents, blunt traumas, or other causes.  These patients...

How Can NFL Players Treat Their CTE Symptoms?

How Can NFL Players Treat Their CTE Symptoms?

There is a cloud hanging over the start of another NFL season. Released in July, a study of 111 deceased NFL players diagnosed 99 percent of them with the degenerative brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Caused by multiple concussive (or...

Using Hormones to Heal Traumatic Brain Injuries

By Joseph Carrington It can happen without warning: you slip in the shower and hit your head, a car swerves and hits you, a small stroke occurs and suddenly you can't speak, your mobility is limited, and your world shrinks. These are real-life examples of the...

What is Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

What is Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

The condition known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) was formerly believed to exist primarily among boxers, and was referred to as dementia pugilistica. It is a progressive degenerative disease which afflicts the brain of people who have suffered repeated...