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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.


Brain injury awareness!

Started by Ninibeth in General Discussions Sep 15. 0 Replies

My friend Louisa (moderator on avm community and survivor from brain hemorrhage) send me this very interesting video about brain injury.. …Continue

I'll show you mind if you show me yours

Started by Captain a bit slow in General Discussions. Last reply by davOD Sep 13. 33 Replies

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

Question for the Experts

Started by timze in General Discussions. Last reply by Marty33612 Sep 13. 1 Reply

Can the brain heal things such as restlessness and life being painful more than 2 years after injury? I know if u took out someone's  part of the brain that knew a foreign language other parts of the…Continue

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Don't even know why I'm here? This has been one of the loneliest and uneventful days of my crippled existence!

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Don't even know why I'm here? This has been one of the loneliest and uneventful days of my crippled existence!



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