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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.
Hi Everyone, A lot has changed since the last time I was on here and unfortunately not good changes. My nephew was living with my brother and his wife and was being monitored 24/7, well my nephew…Continue
I don't understand why a TBI = a pain disorder????I can cope with all the other stuff!I'm just always in pain... Or in pain with a headache!I know so many of you have suffered so much more than I...…Continue
This is not as fun or confronting as it may at first seem. I am a 3 year survivor of a TBI and would like to know other survivors deficiencies and challenges. I'll start with 1. Shuffle walking2.…Continue
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