The Quiet Reality of a TBI

Jerry credits his smashed bike helmet with saving his life. He describes waking up in an ambulance, and spending a day in the ER. But it was a full nine months after his bike crash that Jerry was finally diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury. Jerry, a long-time cyclist, describes how his physical injuries masked [...]

5 Tips for Safe Summer Sports

About 4 million kids will sustain an injury from sports this year. Most of these injuries are preventable. 1. Check the gear. Are the shoes fitted and comfortable? Does the activity call for shin guards, elbow pads, or a helmet? Biking, skating and skateboarding are responsible for about half of sports head injuries: Safe Kids [...]