Posts Tagged ‘recovery’

By On December 21st, 2015

Peer Resources Bring About Change

Access to peer support resources can greatly improve the lives of people living with brain injury disabilities. Peer support programs can be found through the state and provincial Brain Injury Associations and Brain Injury Alliances and there are also websites and internet resources operated by people living with brain injuries which offer much information. Here…


By On June 3rd, 2015

Tracy Morgan: The Long Road Back to Laughter

I watched Tracy Morgan’s first interview since sustaining his brain injury along with other physical injuries almost one year ago when a Wal-Mart semi-truck crashed into his limo. Morgan got quite emotionally upset during the course of the interview.  He became repeatedly tearful as Matt Lauer asked him about his recollection of the accident and…


By On April 11th, 2012

Flu Drug Speeds Brain Injury Recovery: Amantadine Hydrochloride Appears to Speed Recovery in Traumatic Brain Injury Patients

A recent study announced that amantadine hydrochloride may actually speed recovery in traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients.  Amantadine hydrochloride, is not new on the market, as it is a drug typically used to prevent and treat the flu as well as side effects caused by drugs and Parkinson’s disease. In the study TBI patients “who weren’t…

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