When her younger sister was diagnosed with a degenerative brain injury, dance professor Shawn Womack became her caretaker. That inspired a series of dance workshops with a BrainCare facility.
Traumatic Brain Injury
The recent Will Smith film "Concussion" may have put traumatic brain injury into the national spotlight, but work on degenerative diseases like chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, has been happening for more than a decade.
In December, Outside Magazine explores why more everyday athletes -- not just the professionals -- are suffering traumatic brain injuries.