Dr. Jamshid Ghajar: Why Woodpeckers Don’t Get Brain Injuries

Understanding the biomechanics of the neck from injury is crucial for diagnosing and treating Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Getting hit straight on, the way a woodpecker moves it’s head, will be less damaging than being hit from the side where the neck can twist, causing tearing of white matter connections. PHOTO: Jamshid Ghajar PhD M.D […]