Traumatic Brain Injury Blog

head

Tagged with “TBI recovery”

May 15, 2013

Reconciling “ Who I Am Now” with “Who I Used to Be”

The human brain is complex. Every brain injury is unique. But nearly every person who suffers a brain injury experiences that frightening feeling of  “I am not myself anymore.” In mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) cases, specifically, this feeling may recede over a period of weeks or months. But for others, it does not.

Whether the symptoms are permanent, improve, or get worse, the reasons for these differences are constantly researched—looking for ways to explain, prevent, and/or heal traumatic brain injuries. Several new studies on mild brain injury are examining factors ranging from genetic differences to differences in emotional make-up in order to understand why these differences exist. New research is leading to new approaches in treatment and rehabilitation, as well as prevention.

Read More

May 6, 2013

10 Facts About Brain Injuries

One of the best, if not the best, educational resources for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), including mild brain injury (i.e., concussions), can be found on the Center for Disease Control (CDC) website. The site offers a credible, reliable and accessible resource for anyone seeking basic information about TBI or wants to keep up to date on current research and findings.

Read More