Image of a CT brain scan showing the kind of damage that influences recovery after TBI

Neuroscience Myths: Recovery After TBI Plateaus At Two Years

One of the myths in the neurosciences is that recovery after TBI (traumatic brain injury) plateaus two years after the injury. When discussing recovery from TBI, myths and legends abound. We tend to lose sight of basic neuroscientific principles. Clinicians tell families that recovery after TBI stops after two years. In legal matters, opinion can…

Image depicting lungs. Caution is needed with oxygenation after brain injury.

The Magic and Curse of Oxygenation After Brain Injury

Oxygenation as Treatment for Brain Injury Should we treat brain injury patients with oxygenation? It seems an almost silly question. Surely it’s that obvious that we should! Yet when we investigate the utility of pumping large amounts of oxygen into an injured brain, it turns out that the answer is not that simple. A quick…