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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.
My 16 year old son suffered a gun shot to the head in June of 2013. He is doing good and is a walking miracle. He is still a little weak in his right arm and drags his right foot a little. The main things he suffers from is his speech. The accident…Continue
I am taking a neuropsychological evaluation. On the memory tests I have done poorly. I have noticed its effect on my life prior to taking the test, but now am more sure of it. It has been 2 1/2 years post injury. Does anyone deal with similar…Continue
Hey, just wanted to introduce myself a bit as I'm new in the group. I am young but feel as if I'm 80 somedays lol I love to find humor in almost any situation. I feel as though tbi has taught me much about resiliency and about enjoying life. I hope…Continue
My question in a moment ...First, Wow, Holy Mackerel !!I was not prepared for the difficulty and pain I have seen in a short scan of these pages.All I can suggest on the whole of it is to try to show the Three Fates, the World, and more importantly,…Continue
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I have my first "actual" rehab visit at UT Southwestern/Zale Lipshy in Dallas, TX on Jan 26, 2015, I'm nervous.
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