I have wrestled for some time about when, how and if I should reveal my diagnosis of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). After five years of searching for the answers to my chronic pain and the change I have felt in my brain, I am finally well enough to tell you.
Always one to focus on the positive, Rosie MacLennan is downplaying the concussion symptoms that lingered for seven trying months -- cutting into her training for the Rio Olympics and forcing her to downgrade the difficulty of her routines.
Since 2007, the Folds of Honor has carried forth this singular, noble mission. To provide educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service-members.
Former CFL receiver Ken Evraire will donate brain to CTE research
Evraire feels fine physically but he said those isolated times when he has a momentary lapse in memory or limited patience cause him to wonder. That’s why Evraire decided to donate his brain to Boston University upon his death.
Former NHL player Jim Kyte moves from hockey career to academic life
The first part of Jim Kyte’s life story may sound discouragingly familiar to anyone following the trials and tribulations of the NHL’s ongoing concussion debate. Kyte was a 6-foot-5, 210-pound defenceman, drafted 12th overall in 1982 by the Winnipeg Jets, the first legally deaf player in NHL history.
Calvin Johnson: Concussion Played Role in Retirement
Calvin Johnson never was listed on an injury report with a concussion. Yet, in his first interview with a national outlet since his retirement, the former Lions receiver said brain injuries were an issue during his nine-year career.