Head Injury After Car Accident

Types of Brain Injuries  

Brain injuries can happen to anyone, at any age and at any time. Whether it is from a car accident, fall or sports-related incident, knowledge of how brain injuries are categorized is key in understanding their severity and the potential for recovery.   According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, it is estimated that

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Spinal Cord Injuries  

Spinal cord injuries are among the most severe and life-changing injuries a person can experience, and they can happen to anyone at any time.   According to the World Health Organization, between 250,000 – 500,000 people suffer from a spinal cord injury worldwide each year.   Most spinal cord injuries are caused by road traffic crashes, falls

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Glossary of TBI Terms

Acquired Brain Injury: A type of brain injury sustained through an event that occurs sometime after birth. Activities of Daily Living (ADL): The routine, everyday self-care activities of personal hygiene such as bathing and dressing, as well as such activities as feeding and walking. Acute Care: Specialized hospital care for patients requiring specific types of

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The Parietal Lobe 

The parietal lobe is vital for sensory perception and integration, including the management of taste, hearing, sight, touch, and smell. It is located behind the frontal lobes, just above the temporal lobe. The front half of our parietal lobe receives information from our body’s senses such as pain, temperature, touch, taste, pressure and serve functional purposes. For example, feeling

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Photophobia is a symptom of an underlying condition or disease that causes an individual to become extremely sensitive to light. It has been reported by patients who have being diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury (TBI), meningitis, a tumor in the pituitary gland, and multiple other conditions. It is the second most common symptom, after headaches, that are reported by individuals who have experienced a traumatic brain injury or a post-concussion syndrome. The

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