Dr. Ugalde will consult on a $2.2 million grant to study students in Central Oregon with traumatic brain injuries.
A concussion is a traumatic brain injury, so it shouldn’t be taken lightly. Unfortunately, preventing head injuries like a concussion in a fast-paced, high contact sport such as hockey is not always possible, but there are ways to be proactive should your child experience head trauma in the future.
National athletic trainer awareness month gives us an opportunity to acknowledge our hard working athletic trainer staff and spread awareness about their role in health care.
A traumatic brain injury occurs when a blow to the head or penetrating head injury disrupts the normal function of the brain.
Here are some expert tips to choose the right helmet to protect your head.