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Brain injury recovery aided by Kayak therapy

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When a soldier sustained a traumatic brain injury that left him unable to communicate or feed himself, he probably did not foresee the sport of kayaking as playing a role in his rehabilitation. Having watched kayak racers, brain injury lawyer Doug Landau understood the physical and mental challenges posed by this rigorous and dangerous sport.

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Reston Virginia Brain Aneurysm Race benefits Brain Aneurysm Foundation and the Washington Regional Transplant Community

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The 2nd Annual Brain Aneurysm Race for Awareness in Memory of Tim Susco was a success despite the cold, rain and overcast skies. Over 600 runners and walkers participated this year’s race despite the cold, rainy day. Proceeds will be divided among the Brain Aneurysm Foundation and the Washington Regional Transplant Community. The Brain Aneurysm

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Investigation of injured athletes' cases

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Just as careful preparation can help every athlete on race day, proper post-accident investigation can assist the chances of a successful claim in a court of law. Brain injury lawyer Lauren Holtzman, shown here in the ABRAMS LANDAU conference room, recently explained to an injured triathlete why it is so important to get early documentation

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Triathlon Trial Lawyer Doug Landau cops age group win at Reston Sprint Triathlon, despite "pit stops" !

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Doug Landau is shown here with Maccabiah Teammate Rob Urbach, of Octagon Sports and Isidro Reverte after the Reston Sprint Triathlon. This trio of Masters Competitors finished 13th (Urbach), 14th (Landau) and 15th (Reverte) respectively out of over 300 finishers. Urbach beat the Triathlon Trial Lawyer by over a minute, despite not having had the

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How does Diffuse Axonal Injury occur ?

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What has happened is that rotational and other movements of the brain during trauma has resulted in injury to numerous axons in both cerebrum and brain stem. Brain injury trial attorney Doug Landau explains that this can happen as the result of a sharp, fast back-and-forth movement of the skull, or a rapid twisting of

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WHAT IS "DIFFUSE AXONAL INJURY" ?

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This important concept explains both short and long term neurologic deficits in patients whose trauma did not produce either contusions, hemorrhages or lacerations sufficient to account for the deficits. Frequently, the latter lesions are minimal but the deficit is severe. Sometimes, notes Herndon Reston brain injury lawyer Doug Landau, there is a minimal laceration (cut)

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When to see a Doctor for Low Back Pain

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The American College of Physicians (“ACP”) recommends that you see a doctor IF: 1. Pain runs down the leg below the knee 2. The leg, foot, groin or rectal area feels numb 3. Fever, nausea or vomiting, stomachache, weakness, or sweating occurs 4. Bowel or bladder control is lost 5. Pain was caused by an

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