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Spine Injuries after a Car Accident. When To See a Neurologist

Spine Injuries after Car Accident in New York City

While spine injuries are not the most common injuries caused by car accidents, motor vehicle accidents are a leading cause of spine injuries. Over 38% of all spinal cord injuries resulted from motor vehicle accidents between 2010 and 2018, with approximately 25% resulting specifically from automobiles rather than other vehicles such as motorcycles, boats, and […]

Post-traumatic Epilepsy Common Even After ‘Mild’ TBI

Post-traumatic Epilepsy Common Even After 'Mild' TBI

A traumatic brain injury (TBI), even a mild type, can lead to post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) up to a year after the head injury occurs, new research suggests. Results from a multicenter, prospective cohort study showed 2.7% of nearly 1500 participants with TBI reported also having PTE, and these patients had significantly worse outcomes than those […]