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The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes - Research for Epilepsy and Other Neurological Disorders

Here at Tyrone Law Firm, we do everything we can to help families who have children with special needs.  In fact, we have dedicated members of our staff who have had to navigate a path for their own children. If you are a parent with a child with Cerebral Palsy or hypoxic brain injury, we...

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Service Dogs for Children With Special Needs

Here at Tyrone Law Firm, we do everything we can to help families who have children with special needs.  In fact we have dedicated members of our staff who have had to navigate a path for their own children. If you are a parent, with a child with Cerebral Palsy or hypoxic brain injury, we...

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Distracted Doctoring: A Danger to Patients

Doctors are used to dealing with distractions of all kinds, from nurses with questions to phone calls from the pharmacy. Recent studies show, however, that there'sanother emerging distraction in operating rooms: smartphones and tablets. This issue has led to numerous medical errors and lawsuits, as distracted doctors text and surf the web while performing patient...

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Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD, CRPS Type 1) Support: Hope Over Pain

A few weeks ago, we posted about several different support groups that exist for those suffering from reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), also known as complex regional pain syndrome type 1, a condition that causes severe, chronic pain and has no known cure. Recently, we learned of another, Hope Over Pain, that may be of use...

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The Differing Effects of Brain Injuries on the Male and Female Brain

TIME Magazine recently published an article, written by Alexandra Sifferlin, detailing how concussions can affect girls differently than boys. Traumatic brain injuries, which occur when one sustains a violent blow to the head or body that causes damage to the brain, affect approximately 2.5 million people every year. Over half of these people are boys,...

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Coping with Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Through Support Groups

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), also known as complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), can be difficult to cope with not only physically, but also mentally, for those suffering from RSD may feel that no one else is able to understand what they are going through. However, support and awareness groups exist to aid those suffering from...

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Life After a Traumatic Brain Injury: Improving Cognitive Difficulties and Returning to Work

Earlier this year, we posted an article on coping with the emotional difficulties that typically follow traumatic brain injuries, which occur when one sustains a violent blow to the head or body that causes damage to the brain. Emotional issues, such as depression, anxiety, and irritability can occur not only because the part of the...

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Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type 1) In Depth: Part II

After discussing in more detail the potential causes and symptoms of reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), here, we turn to the treatment and diagnosis of the condition. At present, no single diagnostic test for RSD exists. Physicians will often refer to contextual clues such as the patient's medical history and common signs and symptoms. According to...

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