What occurred the night of Christmas 1990 was the last thing Al Bober anticipated. Instead of relaxing at his father’s Chicago home with his family, Al collapsed by a gas pump with a leaking brain aneurysm and immense head pain. “It was like somebody hit me with a sledgehammer,” Al said. He laid in the [...]
Category Archive for 'Spasticity'
Jim Johnson shares his daughter’s on-going journey after suffering a traumatic brain injury. This is her story. Erin enjoyed being with her friends and listening to music. In the summer of 2005, before her accident, Erin loved gel bracelets. Erin was a vibrant, yet stubborn, independent teenager. She played the violin and clarinet, and loved [...]
It’s been 11 years since 19-year-old Taylor Cunningham suffered an AVM rupture, which caused a hemorrhage in her brain and left Taylor unable to walk. Just a young girl at the time, Taylor had to undergo several surgeries. Yet it was the severe spasticity that caused Taylor the most pain, a constant presence in her [...]