Our programs are customized to meet the individual needs of each patient. And our care plans are structured to promote the highest level of functional independence and successful community re-integration. Our traumatic brain injury long term care facility includes (but is not limited to):
Through the skills and experience of our highly trained team of clinical experts, we are able to treat a wide range of diagnoses and injuries at our brain injury center.
Brain injuries can affect any person at any stage of life. Traumatic brain injuries are the leading cause of disability and mortality in children and young adults worldwide.
When determining appropriate rehab for brain injury, one must consider the type of brain injury that affects the patient. The best traumatic brain injury rehabilitation centers in Florida are experienced with different brain injury classification types. These are described below.
All brain injuries are divided into categories and types, based on the following differentiation:
Examples of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) causes include:
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Sports Injuries
b) Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI or MBI
A mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) is defined as the result of the forceful motion of the head or impact causing a brief change in mental status (shorter than 30 minutes). Other names for mild TBI include: concussion, minor head trauma, minor TBI, minor brain injury, or minor head injury.
c) Non-Traumatic Injury
This category includes other types of brain injury. They are not caused by trauma, but by conditions, such as these:
- An Infectious Disease That Affects the Brain (i.e., Meningitis)
- Lack of Oxygen Supply to the Brain (i.e., Heart Attack)