Recovering from a brain injury is difficult physically, mentally and financially. The long-term effects of head trauma can cause major disruptions and setbacks in one's life. Understanding the facts about brain injuries will help you make more sense of your situation and take appropriate steps to get your life back on track.
Late last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of two new devices that can assess an individual's cognitive function in the moments immediately following a concussion or other brain injury. This is big news. Namely, these devices are the first such tools to gain approval from the FDA, and will go a long way toward reducing the ineffective practices and general quackery that have lately plagued the field of neurology.