Brain Injuries



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Traumatic Brain Injuries & (TBI)

Types of Injury
Complications
Terminology
Disabilities
Long Term Problems

Treatment Options

At the hospital
Rehabilitation
Evaluating TBI
Glasgow Coma Score

Coping with the Injury

Clinical Trial Evaluation
At Risk Activities
SUV Rollovers & Brain Injury
Financial Assistance

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Brain Injury Overview


This website was created to help Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) patients and their families and friends with up-to-date information about Brain Injuries. We have a summary of the type of injury, complications, and disabilities based on the severity of the injury. We have also gathered vital information on coping with the personal and financial effects of a brain injury, which may be difficult to handle without the proper preparation.

Brain injuries occur in approximately 12,000 to 15,000 people per year in the U.S. About 10,000 of these people are permanently paralyzed, and many of the rest die as a result of their injuries. Males between 15 and 35 years old are most commonly affected.

As a Brain Injury is very serious it is very important to examine your medical treatment options. The Treatment Options section describes the different types of treatments such as medication, rehabilitation, and clinical trial information. In our Financial Assistance section, we discuss how patients and their families may be helped with medical bills and financial concerns.

Other complications caused by brain injuries include becoming paraplegic.
Paraplegia is a condition in which the lower part of a patient's body is paralyzed and cannot move. It is usually the result of spinal cord injury or a congenital condition such as spina bifida, but polyneuropathy may also result in paraplegia. If the arms are also paralyzed, quadriplegia is a more appropriate diagnosis.

Quadraplegic or Quadriplegia (also known as tetraplegia) is a symptom in which a human experiences partial or complete paralysis from the neck down. It is caused by damage to the brain or to the spinal cord at a high level (e.g. spinal cord injuries secondary to an injury to the cervical spine). The injury causes the victim to lose total or partial use of the arms and legs. The condition is also termed tetraplegia; both terms mean "paralysis of four limbs", however tetraplegia is becoming the more accepted term for this condition.

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