Traumatic 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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Thomas Henson Reappointed to Board for Brain Injury Association of NC

In recognition of his work with victims of traumatic brain injury, attorney Thomas Henson of Henson Fuerst has recently been reappointed to serve another term on the Board of Directors for the Brain Injury Association of North Carolina (BIANC). About BIANC Started in 1982 by family members of those who have suffered Traumatic Brain Injuries, …

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Traumatic Brain Injury: Recovery & Resources

Spinal Cord Injuries and Traumatic Brain Injuries can carry devastating, lifelong consequences. In recognition of September as National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month, we hope to illustrate the seriousness of these injuries—and how they often require specialized medical care and a lifetime of rehabilitation. When attorney Thomas Henson of Henson Fuerst recently visited Community Matters—a …

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Traumatic Brain Injury: NC Law Serves To Protect Student Athletes

September is National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. Advocates and medical professionals hope to raise awareness of the serious and often life-changing effects of Spinal Cord and Traumatic Brain Injuries—many of which require lifetime care and rehabilitation. As discussed in an earlier blog, our own Thomas Henson visited the Community Matters program on The CW22 …

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Traumatic Brain Injury: What it Is, Symptoms, and Common Misconceptions

September is National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. Such injuries can have devastating consequences—often requiring a lifetime of medical care and costly rehabilitation. Very often, the types of events which cause Spinal Cord Injuries may also result in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). With this in mind, attorney Thomas Henson of Henson Fuerst recently appeared with …

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Did You Know There is an App That Helps Identify a Concussion?

For decades parents and coaches alike have thought sustaining a mild blow to the head during a sporting event as someone just “getting their bell rung” or “seeing stars”. However, make no mistake that a concussion is a form of mild traumatic brain injury and if not treated properly, can have long-term effects on a …

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Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury Increase among High School and College Football Players

Football is a wonderful sport that is loved by many, but it is also a dangerous sport that causes severe concussions, brain trauma and in some cases death. With tackles, direct collisions and serious aggression, the chances of head and back injury in the game and even during practice are serious. A recent study conducted …

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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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