Signs and symptoms of traumatic brain injuries

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke notes that there are multiple symptoms of different types of traumatic brain injuries after an accident or violent blow to the head. Accident victims will have different experiences and should be on the lookout for the following symptoms: Persistent headaches Confusion or disorientation even in familiar settings […]

A gap in the treatment of brain injuries

Many victims of accidents resulting in traumatic brain injuries require various medical procedures in order to recover. Unfortunately, a large part of US citizens do not have the financial means to pay for everything necessary. Those who have coverage by Medicare, Medicaid, and many other companies can cover the costs of brain surgery and intensive […]

Recommendations to prevent head injuries in children

The American Association of Neurological Surgeons has issued advice aimed at preventing head injuries for children, with special attention to those who play sports regularly. A spokesperson says there needs to be greater awareness of the consequences of sports-related head and spinal cord injuries. Approximately 446,788 sports-related head injuries were reported as being treated in […]

Settling with the insurance company

If you’ve suffered a brain injury and it was someone else’s responsibility, you may be entitled to compensation for your injury. That means either working towards a settlement with the insurance company or fighting for that compensation at trial. While most cases are settled without the need of a court, this is not an indicator […]

Brain injury compensation

All injuries caused by accidents cause alterations in the victims’ lives. Traumatic brain injuries cause even more uncertainty and fear. The reason for this is the physical and emotional consequences that affect patients and their families. Medicine cannot always predict the rates or results of the recovery process, encountering ups and downs. This results in […]

Have trouble learning? Signs to look for after a TBI

TBIs can impact students in the long run, even after full recovery. In some cases, injuries can affect several abilities that require concentration, such as participating, learning, and performing well in school. This can trigger some symptoms of the injury to reappear. In these situations, students may need some academic adjustments to ease the process […]

Headaches During TBI Recovery

Post-concussive headaches are very common following a head injury. However, they can differ in type and intensity depending on the severity of the injury. In addition, headaches following a brain injury can be worse if there is also damage to the neck. Headaches are common after a traumatic brain injury. Depending on the severity of […]

Brain Injury Symptoms in Adults and Children

Traumatic brain injuries can be caused by impacts to the head or body, with the most common causes being: Falls: The very young or elderly are more at risk of a TBI if there is a blow to the head or body. Sports injuries: These are more common in high-impact sports, such as football, combat […]

Rehabilitation for Brain Injuries

Brain injury rehabilitation is a type of therapy designed to help victims relearn the skills they lost due to a brain injury. People with traumatic brain injuries often experience motor skill problems, emotional problems, communication, and cognitive problems. Types of Brain Injury Rehabilitation Rehabilitation can take many different forms (depending on the severity of the […]

Concussion: What is it and what to do in case of one?

Concussions are the least severe type of traumatic brain injury (TBI). They are caused by blows to the head due to falls, vehicle accidents, sports, work accidents, and other circumstances. Three Types of Concussions: # 1 Grade 1 concussion: These are considered mild, and symptoms generally last less than a quarter of an hour. There […]