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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.


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Started by Toni-Dice in General Discussions. Last reply by Toni-Dice 3 hours ago. 14 Replies

My is Fayez and I liked to be called Toni.Im really glad to join this wonderful community. I'm 26 yrs old Business students from Canada.I was in really bad car accident in 2006 when I was on vacation in Kuwait. I had a large EDH in the RT. Frontal…Continue

Tired? A great article!

Started by ModSupport in General Discussions. Last reply by ModSupport on Sunday. 5 Replies

LauraK from our ADEM (Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis) community shared a link for this BBC article today. I thought that…Continue


Started by keepingthegoodsideout in General Discussions. Last reply by aly704 on Saturday. 6 Replies

Greetings Comrades,My daughter is getting married this September and along with the pride and joy that I feel there is also considerable trepidation.I will be asked to speak. This is an issue for me due to the mild expressive aphasia that I…Continue

Tags: situations, social, dancing, aphasia

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1 Dancing?


Posted by keepingthegoodsideout on August 26, 2016

2 New member

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3 Tired? A great article!

Tired? A great article!

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4 New MIPS 6D and etc.helmets

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5 Post on yoga for TBI survivors and caregivers

Post on yoga for TBI survivors and caregivers

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