Category Archives: Concussion/Brain Injury

Dr. Tarrel Discusses a Recent Study on CTE with WCCO Radio

In a recent, revealing study published in JAMA at the end of July, 99% of deceased NFL players’ brains donated to scientific research showed signs of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or CTE. It was found in 110 out of 111 former … Continue reading

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Walk for Thought Online Registration Now Open

The 2016 Walk for Thought will take place on Saturday, September 17 at the Duluth Lakewalk in Duluth, Silver Lake in Rochester, CentraCare Health Plaza in Saint Cloud, and at Long Lake Regional Park in New Brighton in the Twin … Continue reading

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An Evening with Dr. Bennet Omalu

        An Evening with Dr. Bennet Omalu: Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!         Noran Neurological Clinic is pleased to serve as a promotional partner for the next installment of the Inspiring Minds Speaker Series on … Continue reading

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BNA: Brain Network Activation

BNA™ (Brain Network Activation) Testing is a new, EEG-ERP electrophysiology technology that has been developed and evaluated over the past several years as a potential means of objectively analyzing brain functionality. BNA™ is an FDA- cleared tool capable of measuring and … Continue reading

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Dr. Ronald Tarrel Discusses Concussion with KSTP

  As awareness surrounding concussion continues to increase, and movies like the upcoming “Concussion” draw further attention to head injuries in sports, more people are wondering how it will affect their families. What is the new research saying? Should I … Continue reading

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Dr. Tarrel discusses Aneurysm on WCCO Radio

In light of the tragic injury and death of a young man during a recent baseball game that has since been attributed to a possible aneurysm, Dr. Ronald Tarrel spends some time discussing aneurysm with Jordana Green of WCCO Radio. You … Continue reading

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Dr. Ronald Tarrel interviewd in MPR news story “Focus on concussions transforms high school football in Minnesota”

Dr. Ronald Tarrel, neurologist and concussion/TBI subspecialist, was a part of a story on MN Public Radio earlier this week regarding the policies, procedures, budgets and the impact of a state return-to-play concussion law passed three years ago. What are public high schools … Continue reading

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An informative TEDTalk on EEG and diagnosing developmental disorders in kids

In this TEDTalk, neuroscientist Aditi Shankardass explains how EEG technology has been used to correctly diagnose disorders like seizure in children whose symptoms have lead to mistaken diagnoses. A correct diagnosis and the needed treatment that often times follows, can make a … Continue reading

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From The New York Times: Study Finds Changes in Brains of Hockey Players Who Had Concussions

A recent article in The New York Times by Jeff Z. Klein explores a recent study using MRI to evaluate concussion in hockey players.  According to the article, the study’s MRI scans “found microscopic white matter and inflammatory changes in … Continue reading

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Great resource to find free or low cost medication programs

Medications can be a very important part of managing a medical condition, often in conjunction with other therapies and healthy lifestyle.  Unfortunately, as many patients know, they can also be one of the most expensive aspects of a treatment plan.  What some … Continue reading

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