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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.
Being a survivor for nearly 30 years one thing I have learned over the many years I have delt with my injury after having died 4 times and yet I am still here by the grace of God is to maintain a…Continue
I had a neuropsych test and it came up a number of things below average for me which is far off from normal in past it would be above average. The explanation I'm hearing is the concussion has caused…Continue
It is July 17, 2014. It has been 11 months after my son dirt bike accident where he sustained a brain stem shearing and a diffused axonal injury (DAI). The doctors feel as though he will be stuck…Continue
Hello everyone my name is Bryan and I am from new York. I was diagnosed last year with a tbi when I got hit in lacrosse in three separate occasions. This past year was awful for me. Everyday was a…Continue
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