The long-term consequences of a concussion or brain injury can be severe. For many victims of traumatic brain injury or concussion, their condition is not recognized or diagnosed for weeks or months after the injury. It is often a family member notices personality changes or the victim notices memory lapse and other loss of cognitive function. Now an advanced balance test could help to diagnose concussions early on.
Any brain injury can leave a victim unable to work or handle everyday tasks. For victims of severe brain injury after a car collision or other accident, severe head trauma can result in permanent damage. Our Charlotte brain injury attorneys are experienced in helping brain injury victims protect their rights. We are also dedicated to staying abreast in trends to identify and treat concussion or brain injury.
The balance machine was created to test the vestibular system in the body, which relies on the inner ear to process information about gravity pull and movement. Basically, the system allows the body to gauge the way that things are moving around you and to help understand your position in relation to the earth and other objects. In one way it can simply be described as "balance" but it is also a more complicated sort of "GPS" for the human brain.