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ImPACT for Concussion Management

ImPACT for Concussion Management – I was at a doctor’s appointment with the good folks over at Proliance Orthopedic Associates and picked up an interesting brochure that they have put out on ImPACT – Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing…. READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Brain Injuries, Medical Information

The Brain Injury Alliance of Washington

The Brain Injury Alliance of Washington- Wiener and Lambka, PS is a proud contributor to the Brain Injury Alliance of Washington.  This fine organization provides support to those who have suffered a brain injury.  March is Brain Injury Awareness Month…. READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Brain Injuries

New Rapid Blood Test Detects Concussion / Traumatic Brain Injuries

Wiener & Lambka present: New Rapid Blood Test Detects Concussion / Traumatic Brain Injuries – A new rapid blood test has been approved to help doctors detect the presence of a concussion and/or traumatic brain injuries.  As discussed in the… READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Brain Injuries

Emerging Information Surrounding Chronic Brain Problems

A new study focused on the mechanics of chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE is changing our understanding of chronic problems with the brain. It has long been thought that CTE and concussions were related, and that one was a naturally… READ MORE

James Lambka / CATEGORIES: Brain Injuries, Health Care, Medical Information
New Safety Technology is Not Always Standard on New Automobiles

New Safety Technology is Not Always Standard on New Automobiles

New Safety Technology is Not Always Standard on New Automobiles – While some technologies are standard, forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking, for example, are set to be standard features on vehicles produced after September 2022, there are still… READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Accidents, Brain Injuries, Car Accidents, Child Safety, Communities, Education, Local News, News, Pedestrian Law, Public Safety, Technology

Blood Test for Concussion

Approval for a blood test that will help aid in detecting concussion in adults has been given by the US Food and Drug Administration to Banyan Biomarkers. The new test is a significant step forward in helping to more precisely… READ MORE

Pete Balzarini / CATEGORIES: Accidents, Brain Injuries, Uncategorized

Subtle Brain Injury Findings in Young Football Players

A new study indicates that only a single season of playing football can alter a young athlete’s brain chemistry.  The findings are preliminary, but research using MRI scans to look at the brains of 26 football players – all 12… READ MORE

James Lambka / CATEGORIES: Brain Injuries, Health Care, Medical Information, Personal Injury

Traumatic Brain Injuries

To herald in the launch of our new page on traumatic brain injuries, we’d like to discuss these very serious medical issues, and offer some information for our clients and our audience.   WHAT ARE TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES AND HOW… READ MORE

James Lambka / CATEGORIES: Brain Injuries, Medical Information
tbi suicide study

TBI Suicide Study 2018

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that there is an increased risk of suicide in people who have suffered a traumatic brain injury.  Researchers in Denmark examined 34,529 suicide deaths over a 35… READ MORE

James Lambka / CATEGORIES: Brain Injuries

New Study Finds Mild Head Trauma Often Not Properly Followed Up On

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a study in May 2018 examining the treatment patterns from more than 800 people who suffered a mild head injury. The study can be found here: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2681571 The study found low rates… READ MORE

James Lambka / CATEGORIES: Brain Injuries, Health Care, Medical Information, Uncategorized

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