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Misdiagnosis And Traumatic Brain Injury

When you are involved an accident and suffer a jolt or blow to your head, you should always seek emergency medical assistance in case you sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Medical professionals should then perform the proper tests needed to accurately diagnose any brain injury that may have occurred. In cases of severe or moderate TBI, the injury may be almost immediately evident due to loss of consciousness or serious disorientation. For mild TBIs like concussions, however, the injury may not be as readily obvious. In such cases, a TBI... Read more

Sports, Concussions & Traumatic Brain Injuries

Millions of Americans regularly participate in sports, both as a form of exercise and simply for recreation. In fact, playing organized team sports is a very important part of childhood development for many people, and a substantial number of school-age children continue to participate in competitive sports through their late teens. Unfortunately, as with any type of physical activity, playing sports exposes participants to a significant risk of accidental injury, including traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Because of the significant complicatio... Read more

Traumatic Brain Injuries Are More Common Than You Think

Many people are under the mistaken impression that traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, are injuries that rarely occur or only occur in accidents in which victims sustain serious head trauma. The reality of the situation millions of Americans sustain a TBI every year, and these kinds of injuries can occur in even the most commonplace settings that may seem completely safe. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that an estimated 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury each year, resulting in 275,000 ho... Read more

The Complexity and Unpredictability of Traumatic Brain Injuries

Some injuries, such as a broken arm, are relatively straightforward with a clear, standard course of treatment. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), however, can be extremely complex and unpredictable injuries that lead to widely varying paths to recovery for victims. Every Brain Injury Is Different The experience of one traumatic brain injury victim can be wildly different than the experience of another victim. This is because the effects of a brain injury largely depend on the area of the brain that was injured, the type and severity of the damag... Read more