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Elizabeth Sandel, MD, is a medical director for Paradigm, which leads the workers’ compensation industry in solving complex health-care challenges and improving lives. A Clinical Professor of Physical Medicine
and Rehabilitation at the University of California Davis School of Medicine, past president of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is a panelist for national Traumatic Brain Injury Guidelines Program. Her new book: Shaken Brain: The Science, Care, and Treatment of Concussion explores Dr. Sandel's three decades treating patients with TBI's, training clinicians, and conducting research. Here she explains the scientific evidence for what happens to the brain and body after aconcussion. She shares stories from a diverse group of patients,educating readers on prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. More at: elizabethsandelmd.com
Today concussions aren’t just injuries—they’re big news. And, like any-thing in the news, they’re the subject of much misinformation. Shaken Brain is the resource patients and their families, friends, and caregivers need to understand how concussions occur, what to expect from healthcare providers, and what the long-term consequences may be.
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We focus on the four A's of Recovery: Awareness, Acceptance, Action and Adaptation. This is a place for survivor's striving to become thrivers, which takes a large dose of Warrior!
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