Your brain may be, in many ways, a mirror image from left to right. However, the opposite sides control very different functions, and so injuries to the brain can have a drastically different impact depending on where they take place. Below are some examples of how the injury could change your life, based on where it occurs.
For bicycling enthusiasts, there is a wide range of benefits that come from their chosen form of transportation. Biking reduces reliance on fossil fuels. Bikers are engaging in aerobic exercise that helps keep their body and heart in better shape. They can sometimes commute more quickly and directly than those traveling in cars, public transportation or taxis. For many, biking is simply an enjoyable activity.
The controversy over hoverboards grows greater every day. The self-balancing, motorized scooters were a must-have toy in Chicago this holiday season, even though many retailers pulled them from their shelves because of safety risks.
When we make the difficult decision to place our parents in nursing homes, we want to be certain they will be treated well. It is not easy to trust strangers to care for our moms and dads, and it is important not to do so blindly.