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Acquired Brain Injury
Acquired brain injury occurs when a sudden, external, physical assault damages the brain. It is one of the most common causes of disability and death in adults.
Sometimes called a mild traumatic brain injury, a concussion is caused by a blow or a jolt to the head.
Concussions: Caution Is a No-Brainer
Although concussions range from mild to severe, they're all serious injuries that can harm the way the brain works.
A head injury can be as mild as a bump, bruise, or cut on the head, or can be moderate to severe because of a concussion, deep cut, fractured skull bone(s), or internal bleeding.
Rehabilitation for Post-Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when a sudden injury causes damage to your brain. If you have experienced a TBI, rehabilitation may be an important part of your recovery.
Taking Care of Head Injuries
The most common causes of head injuries are auto and motorcycle accidents, falls and violent assaults.
Traumatic Brain Injury
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is exactly what it sounds like. This is a type of brain injury caused by a trauma.