— A little over four years ago the unexpected happened. I took a fall on a patch of ice, landing on the back of my skull. At the time, I never in a million years expected to still be struggling with the effects of my injuries 18 months later. I was dazed and confused for…
Faces of Traumatic Brain Injury
— For Kelly Lang of Leesburg, Virginia, a car accident on November 27, 2001 changed her and her family’s life. Kelly was about a mile from home, taking her daughter to rehearsal for the “Nutcracker” when she was rear-ended at a stoplight. The car hit two other vehicles before hitting hers, pushing her car about…
There is hope for those with a traumatic brain injury. Amy Zellmer shares her experience.
Despite our deficits, we all have amazing strengths, and when we work together we can make an even bigger impact on the brain injury community.
— No one could give him a definitive answer, which made him begin to ponder: how we can carry a phone in our pocket that can tell us just about anything we need to know, yet no one can determine if his son suffered a concussion. “I’m a naturally curious person,” Rich stated, which is…
You can get involved and make a difference even if you’re not able to travel to DC
— (PyeongChang) — The Concussion Legacy Foundation announced on February 9, 2018 that U.S. Olympic bobsledder and gold medal favorite Elana Meyers Taylor and U.S. ice hockey legend, Hockey Hall of Famer, and four-time Olympian Angela Ruggiero have pledged to donate their brains to the Concussion Legacy Foundation to support CTE and concussion research. “A…
It’s always ok to “fire” your doctor if they aren’t listening to you.
When sharing her concussion diagnosis on social media, a “friend” wrote these devastating words.
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No two brain injuries are alike — Amy Zellmer helps us define and understand a traumatic brain injury.
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