Our staff are experts in brain injury. Read some of the common questions and answers, written by On With Life staff, below!
Stephanie Schmid, an occupational therapist at On With Life, discusses how vision can be affected following a brain injury. Read more.
Common Challenges for Survivors and CaregiversOn With Life's director of therapy, Dave Anders, discusses four of the common challenges faced by survivors and caregivers following a brain injury. Read more.
Cognition Following a ConcussionCourtney Huber, speech language pathologist at On With Life, discusses cognition and how it can be affected following a mild brain injury, also known as a concussion. Read more.
Compassion FatigueThe needs of a loved one following a brain injury can be so overwhelming that issues related to the needs of family members and caregivers are often overlooked. This can result in caregiver depression, or compassion fatigue. Dr. Greenfield discusses what that is, how it is caused, and how it is different when caring for someone with a brain injury. Read more.
Lifelong Management of Severe Brain InjuryJill Halverson, director of nursing at On With Life's Long-Term Skilled Care Program for Youth and Younger Adults, discusses the lifelong management of severe brain injury. Read more.
Medical Complications Following a Brain InjuryOn With Life's medical director, Dr. Ben Collins, discusses his role on the multidisciplinary team and the most common medical complications he sees following a brain injury. Read more.
Recent Trends in Brain InjuryDr. Demarest, neuropsychologist at On With Life, discusses recent trends in the field of brain injury. Read more.
Vestibular SystemAmy deBuhr, physical therapist at On With Life, discusses the vestibular system and how it can be affected by a brain injury. Read more.