Blog Posts in January, 2016

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  • PTSD and mTBI Show Differences in Mental Inflexibility.

    Posted By The Scarlett Law Group || 27-Jan-2016

    People who experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI) often will have also experienced a traumatic event. Some people who experience a traumatic event will develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The combination of PTSD and TBI is a most frequently found in returning military soldiers, but it is also a common occurrence in civilians. Unfortunately, the presentation of PTSD can be very ...
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  • BIACAL Hosts 9th Annual Walk for Brain Injury

    Posted By The Scarlett Law Group || 27-Jan-2016

    The Brain Injury Association of California (BIACAL) has announced the 2016 dates for the 9 th annual Walk for Brain Injury. Now is the time to begin building your teams to support this fantastic organization! The walk will be held in five California locations this year: Sacramento (March 20) Bakersfield (May 21) San Francisco (July 16) Los Angeles (September 10) Fresno (October 2) BIACAL ...
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  • Be a Part of Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill

    Posted By The Scarlett Law Group || 21-Jan-2016

    We are pleased to announce that a United States Representative for the 9 th congressional district of New Jersey, Bill Pascrell, and a United States Representative for the 17 th congressional district of Florida, Tom Rooney, will be hosting Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill. The event will be held on Wednesday, March 16, and will include a brain injury awareness fair. The fair will ...
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  • Teasing Out Headache Symptoms from mTBI, and Depression.

    Posted By The Scarlett Law Group || 20-Jan-2016

    It is very common for people who have sustained a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) to also experience headaches and depression. Because the symptoms of mTBI, headache, and depression often overlap (i.e., neck pain, photosensitivity, and dizziness), it can be difficult for a doctor to tease out the effects unique to the headache so that treatment can be targeted. In a recent study, US veterans ...
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  • Scarlett Law Group Receives a 2015 Litigator Award™

    Posted By The Scarlett Law Group || 18-Jan-2016

    We are proud to announce that our firm has been selected to receive a 2015 Litigator Award™ on behalf of the Trial Lawyers Board of Regents™ . Only the top 1% of all attorneys are honored with such distinction. This accomplishment serves as a superior litigation triumph that provides a powerful endorsement for any recognized firm The ceremony will be held this month. During the ...
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  • 11th Annual Brain Injury Business Practice College Announcement

    Posted By The Scarlett Law Group || 14-Jan-2016

    We would like to announce that the Brain Injury Association of America will be hosting their 11 th Annual BIAA Brain Injury Business Practice College, February 22 through the 24, at the New Orleans Bio Innovation Center. This conference is for any and all brain injury business professionals and will touch on a wide range of resources and information for people in the following positions: Chief ...
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  • Challenges in Managing Pediatric Post-Traumatic TBI

    Posted By The Scarlett Law Group || 13-Jan-2016

    Headache is one of the most common results of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in children and adolescents, affecting up to 90% of this population. Although many of the headaches that develop immediately after the injury will resolve quickly, some children will report chronic headaches. Chronic headaches tend to result after a mild TBI rather than moderate or severe TBI. Unfortunately, there are no ...
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  • Pain Management After Traumatic Brain Injury (Part 1)

    Posted By The Scarlett Law Group || 6-Jan-2016

    Many people who experience traumatic brain injury (TBI) complain of pain soon after the initial injury. Common sources of pain after TBI include headache, neck or back pain, nerve pain, and pain from orthopedic injuries (such as fractures or from embedded debris). Research has shown that pain affects a higher percentage of people with mild TBI (75%) than those with moderate to severe TBI (32%). ...
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