Patient Education
January 31, 2023
What are the Potential Complications of a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Many complications can occur due to a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Some of these are noticed immediately after injury, while others may occur later in recovery. Usually, the complications depend upon the injury's location and severity. TBI rehab centers are vital as they can reduce the risk of complications resulting from a TBI Complications can […]

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January 25, 2023
Complex Orthopedic Injury Rehabilitation — What, When, and How?

Trauma is one of the leading public health problems that ranks as the fourth leading cause of death for people of all ages. In fact, studies suggest that there are 60 million orthopedic injuries occur yearly due to traumatic accidents, such as car collisions, sports accidents, or work-related accidents. Regardless of its cause, most traumatic […]

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December 28, 2022
Traumatic Brain Injury and Intestinal Dysfunction

After a traumatic brain injury (TBI), patients can experience a number of different side effects. One of the most common is intestinal dysfunction, leading to stomach ulcers, food intolerance, or gastritis. Just as every brain injury differs, side effects can vary depending on the patient.  Though the intensity of intestinal dysfunction differs for each patient, […]

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November 26, 2022
Can TBI Get Worse Years After the Initial Head Trauma?

Traumatic brain injury or TBI refers to an injury that damages the brain, thus disrupting its normal function. It usually happens when the head violently hits an object or when it punctures the brain tissue. You may also develop this injury when you sustain a jolt, bump, or blow to the head. Traumatic brain injury […]

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October 31, 2022
Hypoglycemia With a Traumatic Brain Injury

People who have insulin-treated diabetes are at risk for severe hypoglycemia-induced brain injury. Hypoglycemia destroys neurons by depriving them of the necessary glucose to function.  Both hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia can cause brain injury, but the damage it does to the brain differs. Hypoglycemia is considered more dangerous. It can cause permanent damage in a short […]

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October 16, 2022
Fun Activities for Brain Injury Patients

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) rehabilitation centers understand the importance of recreational activities in recovery. For one, it provides for fun and engagement with other patients. Recreational activities also stimulate the brain and help to restore functioning.  Patients may have some difficulties with certain activities they used to love. However, several options can be beneficial in […]

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September 26, 2022
Tic Disorder After a Head Injury: Why Does It Happen and How Can It Be Treated?

Head trauma can cause several different symptoms一from vomiting and persistent headaches to loss of consciousness or seizures. It can also cause various types of post-traumatic movement disorders that are usually harmless but can still bring psychological and emotional distress to the patient—one such example of a movement disorder after head trauma is tics. Read on […]

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September 11, 2022
Insomnia After Traumatic Brain Injury

Why Does It Happen and What Should You Do About It? A good night’s sleep is an important activity for people of all ages. It becomes even more vital for individuals recovering from an illness, a major surgery, or an injury.  According to studies, sleep plays a critical role in keeping every tissue of your […]

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August 30, 2022
The Best Foods for Brain Injury Recovery

It may be surprising to hear that what a patient with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) eats can affect their recovery. Deficiencies in certain nutrients can disrupt brain functioning, impacting a patient's ability to think clearly. As a result, it is important TBI patients get the essential vitamins and nutrients they need to fuel the […]

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July 15, 2022
Neuroplasticity: Movement is a Medicine

Not long ago, it was believed that our brains were incapable of change throughout our entire lifespan. It was thought that our brain’s structure and development were mostly permanent following infancy and childhood. Decades of research have revolutionized our comprehension of the human brain, allowing for better recovery outcomes for patients with neurological injuries.  Our […]

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June 30, 2022
Adynamia: Understanding Lack of Motivation After Brain Injury

If your loved one has experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI), you may have noticed some changes in behavior, including a lack of motivation. This is likely due to damage to the frontal lobe of the brain.  It is important to understand that they are not intentionally being lazy but that it is a symptom […]

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June 26, 2022
Perseveration After Brain Injury: How to Stop Repetitive Thoughts and Behaviors

When your loved one has a brain injury (TBI), you may notice repetitive thoughts and behaviors. It is important to know what perseveration is to understand what your loved one is experiencing.  Perseveration is quite common after a brain injury. It is often seen in rehabilitation for brain injury.  We all experience perseveration to some […]

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