Loosely coined the “spin chair,” a new piece of equipment at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune is now being used by service members who have suffered traumatic brain injury to aid doctors with their diagnoses.
A Progressive Approach:
A sequential program emerges as one of the most promising, research-based methods to help veterans manage their tinnitus.
In order to help patients, it is necessary to mitigate the functional effects of tinnitus, such as difficulties with sleep, concentration, and relaxation.
For 40-year-old retired Marine captain, Chris McGleinnaiss, the world isn’t always steady and easy to hang onto.
Medical device manufacturer Neuro Kinetics, Inc. (NKI) (www.neuro-kinetics.com) has contracted with Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) (www.wpahs.org/agh) to collaborate on the analysis of clinical trials underway at two military medical facilities, NKI said today.
Forget walking on a balance beam. All Daryl Kennedy wanted was to be able to carry his newborn daughter.
The Upper Nazareth Township resident returned from a seven-month tour of duty in Iraq in 2009 with an injury that left him struggling to stay upright.
Abstract — Vestibular symptoms are persistent and problematic sequelae of blast exposure. Several lines of evidence suggest that these symptoms often stem from injury to the central nervous system.
by Patricia Kime
The Food and Drug Administration announced Monday it is requiring the antimalarial drug mefloquine, once marketed as Lariam in the U.S., to carry the agency’s strongest warning on the drug’s potential neurological and psychiatric side effects.
Lingering symptoms from combat-related traumatic brain injuries -- even "mild" cases -- may persist for years, according to a new study of U.S. veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Read more...