Have you ever lost your footing on flat or changing level ground? Have you almost slipped on something wet, icy, or slick? Have you ever been in an elevated location, like a balcony or a [More]
Falls are a major public health concern, being the second leading cause of accidental death after car accidents, with 684,000 fatalities annually worldwide. In this video, learn about the alarming statistics: 95% of hip fractures [More]
Hilaire J. Thompson PhD, ARNP, CNRN, AGACNP-BC, FAAN, FGSA Joanne Montgomery Endowed Professor Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics January 23, 2018 This video was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the [More]
This part 2 segment covers physical therapy and the use of assistive devices to enhance balance and strength, significantly reducing the risk of falls among TBI survivors. * TBI Falls & Injuries Prevention pt1- https://youtube.com/shorts/2Buc7X44oU0 [More]
When people think of kids and trauma, they often think about car accidents. “However, in reality, falls are the leading cause of childhood injury and most of them happen around the home,” says Christopher Moir, [More]
This video is discussing TBI in aging adults and how it is different from other age groups. Follow this link to download the printable pdf of this document – https://www.dropbox.com/s/k0h5oh46s2gh1r0/BL%202019-0521%20Signs%20%26%20Symptoms%20Adult%20Eng-Spa.pdf?dl=0
NBC’s senior medical correspondent Dr. John Torres joins TODAY to discuss Bob Saget’s cause of death, which his family says was accidental head trauma. He describes the differences in symptoms from a simple bump on [More]
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION: The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation in collaboration with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) would like to invite you to join us for an insightful webinar on traumatic brain injuries and falls among [More]
Taking a fall is scary– at any age. But for those age 65 and older, a fall can be deadly—the leading cause of injuries, fatal and non-fatal.
Part of the “Hot Topics & Best Practice in Adult TBI” Webinar, which aired live on April 25, 2018. Learning Objectives: -Discuss the epidemiology of geriatric TBI in the US and implications for injury prevention [More]
Prevent Falls Neuro-Balance Therapy