Registration for FVBIA's Annual Classic Golf Tournament is Open
The BC Brain Injury Association (BCBIA) Celebrates 40 Years of Service & Forms a Strategic Alliance with the CGB Centre for Traumatic Life Losses
Brainstreams.ca is the official website of the BC Brain Injury Association (BCBIA). We are excited to announce fourty years of service in British Columbia. BCBIA was founded in 1982 and incorporated in 1983.
Throughout the years, BCBIA has been the voice of the brain injury community, evolving from providing direct services to joining forces with the Pacific Coast Brain Injury Conference Society (PCBICS) in 2012, to becoming the provincial resource for online education and networking through Brainstreams.ca.
BCBIA is evolving again. We have formalized a Strategic Alliance with the Constable Gerald Breese Centre for Traumatic Life Losses (CGB) under the leadership […]
British Columbia hosts its first annual Concussion Awareness Week.
September 26th to October 2nd is British Columbia’s first annual Concussion Awareness Week. The BC Injury, Research and Prevention Unit (BCIRPU) and Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT) have partners to run a campaing aimed at raising awareness about concussion and to encourage British Columbians to learn how to prevent, recognize, respond to, and manage this invisible injury.
Each year in BC, 600 individuals are hospitalized for a a concussion, and an estimated 14,500 visit the emergency departments.
In an article from BCIRPU, Dr. Shelina Babul is quoted, “When well-managed, approximately 70 to 85 per cent of concussions will resolve without complication,” says Dr. Shelina Babul, associate director and sports injury specialist […]
What is MyGuide Concussion?
MyGuide Concussion website provides current best practice knowledge to help adults with concussion manage symptoms, develop skills and confidence to take action in their recovery and feel empowered to get back to their life after a concussion.
Developed by a team of experienced clinicians and content experts, MyGuide Concussion provides a personalized guide for each user on:
- Introduction to common symptoms and concussion recovery basics
- Guidance for gradually returning to activities
- Strategies for becoming a self-manager
- Tips for navigating the health care system
How is MyGuide Concussion unique?
While there are a number of websites […]
The 2021 Canadian Concussion in Sport Virtual Symposium is open for registration and will take place on February 9, 2021. This event offers two sessions: one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Participants will hear from leaders in the sports industry who have the evidence and have changed their programs to help prevent concussion and how to use the data to inform practice.