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Honoring Jeff: One Soldier’s Honor Flight Experience

If you have never witnessed an Honor Flight, you are in for a treat and if you are unfamiliar with what they’re all about, let me fill you in. The Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization that flies military veterans from over 130 hubs across the United States to Washington, DC.  Upon arrival in…

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Operation Cherrybend: Bill Elliot’s Story

The number one superpower often sought after by children is the power to fly. That power to soar above the clouds and free fall towards the earth becomes a little less desired when we reach adulthood. Well for most people anyway, but not for people like Bill. Bill served in the Army National Guard for…

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Unmasking Brain Injury: One Warrior’s Unimaginable Story

  My story, when was that, when did it happen? The confusion continues everyday while I try to mask over this ‘story’. It’s a story that I’ve finally understood that won’t go away. it’s a part of me, hiding behind the mask waiting for the moment to strike like a lightning bolt bringing the past…

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Unmasking Brain Injury

Neuro Community Care encourages you to follow along as we highlight a warrior’s mask and their amazing story each week as part of the Unmasking Brain Injury project. This project is designed to promote awareness of the prevalence of brain injury and to give survivors a voice as well as the means to educate others…

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NCC Displays Warrior’s Masks for the Unmasking Brain Injury Project at Warrior Art Show

The Wounded Warrior Project sponsored art show in Tampa, Florida was a huge success, highlighting the work of Wounded Warriors from the central Florida area as well as other areas around the country that benefit from art therapy. Neuro Community Care presented its first Unmasking Brain Injury Project display at the art show as well….

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Warrior finds healing through art

After suffering a spinal cord injury from 11 gunshot wounds during a carjacking, Navy veteran LaQuan Taylor found it difficult to find activities that inspired him. But soon after joining Wounded Warrior Project’s Independence Program, an NCC Care Manager helped LaQuan get the help he needed. He started working with a MnemeTherapist® through the Art Without Boundaries…

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Predicting recovery time for sports concussions

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can result from a blow or jolt to the head or an object going through the skull. Millions of sports-related mild TBIs, or concussions, occur each year in the United States. Athletes who return to play before they’re fully recovered are at high risk for long-term symptoms like headaches, dizziness, and…

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BLAST: Greater speed, accuracy in recognizing brain injury

ARLINGTON, Va.—Modern body armor better protects warfighters against shrapnel from explosive blasts. However, they still face a hidden threat—the resulting blast pressure and shock wave that could cause traumatic brain injury (TBI). To fight this invisible, insidious adversary, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) is sponsoring the development of a portable, three-part system that can…

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Research: Aerobic exercise shows promise for treatment of wounded warriors with mild traumatic brain injury

LAWRENCE — Improvised explosive devices and associated blast injuries have left over 350,000 U.S. service members in Iraq and Afghanistan with an invisible wound: traumatic brain injury. “Soldiers get blown on their butt from an improvised explosive device (IED). Often they lose consciousness for 30 seconds to six minutes — but there’s no penetrating injury,”…

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Depression Symptoms Can Increase With Concussion

Many service members who sustain a concussion also cope with depression. There is a distinct connection between depression and traumatic brain injury (TBI). In fact, depression diagnoses increase after a brain injury. “Sometimes the challenge is [that] post-concussive syndrome can sound the same as depression,” said Kelvin Lim, principal investigator for the Defense and Veterans Brain…

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