Mind Games: Concussions, CTE and Sports

Melissa Womble, PhD, is a neuropsychologist with specialized training in concussion management. She is the director of the Inova Sports Medicine Comprehensive Concussion Center.   The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) recently reported on a study that analyzed the brains of deceased former high-school, college and professional football players. In the sample of…

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Concussion Fast Facts: Protecting Your Child from Brain Injury

Board Certified Pediatric Emergency Physician Dr. Ronnie Waldrop, Lennis Klenk, NP and Erin Rovelli, RN, serve patients in the Children’s Emergency Room at Inova Loudoun Hospital – Loudoun County’s only emergency facility solely dedicated to caring for children and adolescents. All parents want to keep their children safe from head to toe – and one important way to…

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Inova Begins Era of MRI-guided Neurosurgery with Implantation of Deep Brain Stimulator

Mahesh Shenai, MD, MBA, is a specialty care physician at the Inova Movement Disorders Program at the Inova Neuroscience & Spine Institute. He has a special interest in functional and restorative neurosurgery. Read Dr. Shenai’s profile. Last week, for the first time at the Inova Health System, we performed brain surgery inside the MRI scanner…

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Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute First in Northern Virginia to Procure the Latest Synaptive Equipment, for Robotic-Assisted Brain Surgery Technology

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Inova Fairfax Medical Campus and the Inova Neuroscience Institute announced today their purchase of Synaptive Medical’s BrightMatterTM Surgical Solution. They are among one of the few hospitals in the US, and the first hospital in the Mid-Atlantic region, to invest in this groundbreaking technology.

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What’s Going on Inside Your Head?

Inova Recognizes National Stroke Month with MEGAbrain at Tysons Corner Center Falls Church, VA  – (May 15, 2013) – Have you ever wondered what is going on inside your head? If so, the Inova Neuroscience Institute invites you to see the brain from the inside out on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 6…

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