Injuries

Injuries

Phantom pain: Is it all in your head?

After an amputation, you may begin experiencing pain that feels like it is coming from the missing limb. The painful sensation is known as phantom pain, and for a long time, it was thought to be psychological. However, studies have established that phantom pain is...

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Do not discount a brain injury after a head impact

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can happen when your brain hits the inside of your skull with sufficient force. They may also occur when a foreign object penetrates your brain. Brains are made of soft tissue, so they're fragile. They are also complex, and scientists...

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