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What is Traumatic Brain Injury?

Traumatic brain injury (TBI), a form of acquired brain injury, occurs when a sudden trauma causes damage to the brain. TBI can result when the head suddenly and violently hits an object, or when an object pierces the skull and enters brain tissue.

Traumatic Brain Injury can be classified based on severity, mechanism (closed or penetrating head injury), or other features (e.g., occurring in a specific location or over a widespread area). Head injury usually refers to TBI, but is a broader category because it can involve damage to structures other than the brain, such as the scalp and skull.


Does music help anyone?

Started by StarDust in General Discussions. Last reply by DarAud 2 hours ago. 12 Replies

I love to play soothing music which gets me feeling inspired to do something creative. Later I learned through Barrows Neurology that combining music with an art activity really helps the brain (and spirit!). Who knows, but it is great child-like…Continue

Five of the longest years !

Started by Karl "Kajomo" Moritz in General Discussions. Last reply by Marz_Me 14 hours ago. 15 Replies

Five of the longest years just pasted because on 6-29 I'm celebrating my five years of being 'TBI BORN AGAIN '.in that time I have got a part time job in my chosen profession,  had my first time custom bike built from the frame up posted in an…Continue

Meditation Is The Only Thing That Makes Me Feel Like "Me" Again

Started by Occipital in General Discussions. Last reply by Occipital yesterday. 19 Replies

There are basic for maintaining your body. Fear, food, sex, and sleep are big ones.They all help with recovery. What is the next big one that helps for you? Forme it is meditation. I've tried everything. Meditation is the only thing thatmakes me…Continue

How to begin pursuing social security disabilty.

Started by cmeffa in General Discussions. Last reply by Dee yesterday. 2 Replies

Hi.  I have been lurking here on and off for some time.  I have had a brain injury for 13 years , due to  a situation I don't feel comfortable discussing at this time.  I was wondering if anyone can tell me what would be the best way about going…Continue

New here but living with old TBI

Started by JimB1960 in General Discussions. Last reply by Dee yesterday. 21 Replies

Good day everyone. I suffered a TBI when I was 13 years of age. Major concussion, contusion, in a coma for 2 weeks, hospitalized for 6 weeks. I have never had any memory of the accident or my stay at the hospital. Pre-injury I was a strait A…Continue

social anxiety

Started by bruschi75309 in General Discussions. Last reply by bruschi75309 on Sunday. 3 Replies

About 15 years ago I suffered a tbi while skiing at okemo. I have always been an axious person but it mostly related to my antisipatory anxiety which tripled when I suffered my ski accident.  Lately I feel uneasy around people I know any people I…Continue

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social anxiety

Posted by bruschi75309 on July 20, 2015

2 How to begin pursuing social security disabilty.

How to begin pursuing social security disabilty.

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Meditation Is The Only Thing That Makes Me Feel Like "Me" Again

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