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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.
Ohh, $%^&, bugga, damn. Here we go again.So, I went to see the neurosurgeon 2-3wks ago and was told "...all good, see you in 2yrs..." Last night I stood up from my chair only to find myself on the floor (when I woke up). By this time the wife…Continue
Since my TBI 9 months ago I have been stuck on this question. How much better will I be able to get? I have seen some improvements in this time but still have serious symptoms. But how much of this is due to learning coping strategies and how to…Continue
Hi, everyone. I am new to the forum. I felt that it was best for me to connect with other individuals who truly understand what I am going through.I'm a 39 year old male. I'll tell you my story, as I want to know if you've experienced the same…Continue
I'm sorry if this upsets some people, as it may contain triggers.I really feel I have come a long way in my struggles and yet still, this is where I'm at. I feel as though I'm stuck in this little glass box, where I can see all the world has to…Continue
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