Brain Injury

Blue Light Therapy Found to Help Heal Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

According to new research from the University of Arizona, early morning blue light exposure therapy can assist in the healing process of those who have incurred mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). Mild traumatic brain injury, also referred to as concussion, commonly results from car accidents, falls, fights, contact sports, and exposure to shockwaves of explosive …

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Scientists Identify Protein Linked to Traumatic Brain Injury

Researchers examining the brain tissue of deceased National Football League (NFL) players have linked abnormal levels of a specific brain protein to Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). A detailed article on their research is available here. CTE is degenerative brain disease is commonly associated with repeated, traumatic blows to the head. They hope their research will …

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New Study Reveals that High School Athletes May Sustain Serious Brain Trauma after Just One Season of Football

A recent study conducted on high school football players in North Carolina revealed some disturbing information about the high frequency of Traumatic Brain Injuries in youth sports. During the study, players were outfitted with special helmets that took MRI scans measuring the magnitude, direction and location of every hit to the head they sustained over …

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Attorney Thomas Henson Jr. Contributes to Important Brochure Outlining the Effects, Symptoms and Long-Term Impact of Concussions

Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injuries can have severe, long-lasting effects. At Henson Fuerst, we have seen the devastating impact of these injuries and we want to do our part to provide assistance and resources to victims of brain injuries as well as their families. Activities such as biking and playing organized sports are a great …

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Henson Fuerst Attorneys Sponsor BIANC Walk-and-Roll-a-thon

  The annual BIANC Walk-and-Roll-a-thon event serves to honor survivors, families, and friends by raising much-needed funds and awareness about brain injury. This annual Walk offers live music, great food, booths, and activities for the whole family. Henson Fuerst is a proud title sponsor for the Brain Injury Association of North Carolina (BIANC) Walk-and-Roll-a-thon event. People …

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Henson Fuerst Partner Thomas Henson Jr. Certified as Brain Injury Specialist

Thomas Henson Jr., partner with Henson Fuerst Attorneys, has been certified as a Brain Injury Specialist. The certification comes from the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists (ACBIS). This program offers a national certification for both direct care staff and professionals working in brain injury services. This nationally recognized credential shows that the specialist has …

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Brain Injury Revealed in 40 Percent of Retired NFL Players

More than 40 percent of retired National Football League (NFL) players in a recent study had signs of traumatic brain injury based on sensitive MRI scans called diffusion tensor imaging, according to a study presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 68th Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada. “This is one of the largest studies to …

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