Phillies Fan Hurt After Being Hit In The Face By A Hot Dog! Luckily No TBI or TBI Recovery Needed.

Phillies Fan Hurt After Being Hit In The Face By A Hot Dog! Luckily No TBI or TBI Recovery Needed.

Philadelphia Phillies fan Kathy McVay was injured after being hit in the face with a hot dog during Monday night’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals, per Sarah Bloomquist of 6ABC. The Phanatic mascot launched the hot dog into the stands in between innings. “It just came out of nowhere. And hard,” McVay said about…

Be Careful! TBI Can Result From ATV & Dirtbike Accidents

Be Careful! TBI Can Result From ATV & Dirtbike Accidents

This month we brought you the News-Times story of five different all-terrain vehicle accident injuries in the state of Maryland – that all happened in just one day. In the three separate accidents, all involving teens, ATVs, and dirt bikes, summer fun was suddenly replaced with tragedy as five young people were rushed to Cumberland…

Animals That Live In National Parks Are Not Pets. Elk Kicks Woman In The Head! Possible TBI

Animals That Live In National Parks Are Not Pets. Elk Kicks Woman In The Head! Possible TBI

A woman visiting Yellowstone National Park was taken to the hospital Tuesday after the second elk attack on a human in three days. Penny Allyson Behr, 53, from Cypress, Texas, was walking between two cabins behind the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel in Wyoming when she was surprised to discover a female elk with a nearby…

A Surprise Sport is Ranking High For TBI and TBI Recovery

A Surprise Sport is Ranking High For TBI and TBI Recovery

When we talk about brain injuries in sports, most people think about football, or possibly hockey. Maybe if you are more of a traditionalist you think of boxing, where chronic traumatic encephalopathy first started being recognized. These sports stay at the heart of the conversation of how to protect athlete‚Äôs brains. Despite this, a new…

Snowboarder Kevin Pearce and TBI Recovery. “My Brain Is So Fragile Now.”

Snowboarder Kevin Pearce and TBI Recovery. “My Brain Is So Fragile Now.”

With the Winter Olympics having recently ended, ex-Snowboarding champion Kevin Pearce comments on his TBI recovery. World champion snowboarder Kevin Pearce was a strong contender to win gold in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics when an accident during a training session changed his life forever. A botched trick attempt left Pearce in a week-long coma and…

Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien Suffers Through TBI Recovery

Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien Suffers Through TBI Recovery

With the 2018 NFL Draft fast approaching players from the past comment on their health today. Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien said he has attempted suicide, hired prostitutes and suffers from persistent depression. Now, he’s wondering if he sustained brain injuries while playing football. “My story is impactful because people see me in a…

Penn State Fraternity Hazing Leads To Fatal TBI – No Recovery

Penn State Fraternity Hazing Leads To Fatal TBI – No Recovery

Eighteen Penn State fraternity brothers have been charged with crimes ranging up to involuntary manslaughter in the case of a pledge who authorities say repeatedly fell down a flight of stairs after he and others were made to run a gantlet of drinking stations where they guzzled vodka, beer and wine. Fraternity members at Beta…