Longboarding is one of the hottest ways to get around these days. Calgarian longboarder Brandon Harrison has contributed in popularizing the new sport with his reported cross Canada trek on his longboard to raise awareness and money for the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Coast to Coast Against Cancer … Continue reading “Avoid Common Longboarding Accidents and Injuries in Vancouver”
“When can I start driving again?” is one of the questions patients with brain injuries often ask their doctors post-injury. The answer, unfortunately, is not as simple as each patient is different and every case is unique.
A brain injury can affect your vision, your thinking and perception, your physical … Continue reading “When Can You Drive Again After A Brain Injury?”
When an injury puts you out of work, you lose your income and possibly benefits. While it can be tempting to go back to work as soon as possible, it might not be in your best interest. Sometimes if you have experienced an injury, an early return to work could … Continue reading “When can I go back to work?”
Regardless of the age of the patient, brain injury is a common injury type seen in British Columbia hospitals. It is possible to suffer a brain injury in many different ways, from a motor vehicle accident to a sports accident to a bicycle accident – and a number of other … Continue reading “Helmet Guide: Which Helmet for Which Activity?”
After a brain injury occurs, only a small portion of the treatment happens in the immediate post-accident moments. The bulk of treatment happens as you recover, which can be a gradual process. For many patients it is necessary to learn to do things all over again, especially in the … Continue reading “Strategies to Assist Learning After Brain Injury”