What will it look like when you finally get to go home after months in the hospital recovering. This is an incredibly stressful time and there are things you need to have ready before you can return home. You will have a team of people helping at the rehabilitation center but now, you are on your own; financially, physically, and emotionally.
What does recovery from a traumatic injury cost? I bet you started crunching numbers in your head. What would you think if I said it costs many injured people everything, and I am not just referring to financial hardship, but their freedom, relationship, friends, career, home, future, and sense of self? For many, a traumatic injury leads to substance abuse and suicide.
What should you do if you have been bitten by a dog? Meet Franklin, he is a puppy and is a bit unpredictable. Regardless of
Am I at risk for developing complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) after a car accident? When you’ve been in a car crash, you may have
After a hard fought bench trial in BC Canada, Wishart Brain and Spine Law (Sagert / Wishart) was able to help a BC RCMP officer
Concussions in Youth Sports What are Canada’s laws regarding athletes and head injuries? According to the Canadian Pediatric Society, young athletes are the most susceptible
Agur Lake Camp BC’s Only Barrier Free Wilderness Campground Agur Lake Camp is, BC’s only barrier free wilderness campground is located on Agur Lake 30
At the accident location What should I know after a motor vehicle accident? When an accident occurs, police are typically first on scene followed by
Understanding Your Brain Injury Rehabilitation Team It’s likely you’ll want to be at your loved one’s side as they’re recovery from their brain injury.
A local artist, from Maple Ridge B,C uses creativity in paining to aid his recovery from a TBI. Artist Michael Sawyer, learned the brain creates
What does the rehabilitation process look like after a brain injury? Your brain is your most precious organ. After a traumatic brain injury, you’ll want
If you’ve been injured playing sports, you may be wondering does the player always assume the risk in a sports injury? If you are injured,
If you’re travelling you need to ask what should a Canadian do if they are injured on a vacation in the U.S. before you go.
Bedsores, also known as pressure ulcers, happen when a person is bedridden for an extended period of time because they are unable to relieve pressure on certain body parts. Depending on how much pressure is on the skin bedsores can be anywhere from mild to deadly. What makes pressure ulcers most dangerous is that if your loved one with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is unconscious or unable to sense pain, the sore could go unnoticed and get worse.