Patient Education
March 23, 2022
How to Manage Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms Years Later

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) have severe short-term effects on daily life and can affect a person long-term, even years after the injury. Physical and emotional symptoms can be long-lasting, causing stress and frustration not just for the patient but also for family members.  Some patients even report symptoms over 20 years after the injury. The […]

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February 28, 2022
Why Exercise is Important in the Rehabilitation of Brain Injury Patients

Research continues to support the importance of exercise in the rehabilitation of brain injury patients.  For example, 90% of patients can exercise after a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), but patients are sometimes hesitant to experience a worsening of symptoms. Yet, what they may not know is that if patients do not exercise, it can […]

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January 28, 2022
What are the 10 Recovery Stages After a Brain Injury?

Recovering from a brain injury can be a long process. Patients go through various stages of rehabilitation and recovery. Patients that can transition through each stage increase the likelihood of healing, with the ultimate goal of moving the patient as close as possible to their pre-injury condition. Generally, there may be ten stages that a […]

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January 18, 2022
Why Patients Have Balance Problems After a Traumatic Brain Injury

Balance concerns can challenge both the patient and caregivers after a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Over half of TBI patients experience some level of dizziness or balance concerns.  Some patients feel like they might faint, that their surroundings are moving even though they are standing still, or feel light-headed.  Many factors determine the severity of […]

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December 13, 2021
Cheerleading and Catastrophic Injuries: Is Cheerleading the Most Dangerous Female Sport?

If you think cheerleading only involves cute pom-poms and piggy tails, well, think again. Because according to studies, it is by far the most dangerous sport for female athletes, accounting for a number of serious injuries and even fatalities. Gone are the days when cheerleading only involved cheers and yells at the sidelines during the […]

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November 27, 2021
Why a Traumatic Brain Injury can Cause Foreign Accent Syndrome

Some patients with a traumatic brain injury can develop a mysterious syndrome known as foreign accent syndrome (FAS). Patients have a sudden change in speech where they begin to speak with a “foreign accent.” The cause is often a traumatic brain injury caused by a stroke but can also occur from other neurological disorders.   […]

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November 23, 2021
How Memory is Affected by a Traumatic Brain Injury

When you hear the word brain injury, you might associate it with memory loss. Problems with memory are common, especially in patients who have had a moderate to severe brain injury.  The cause of memory loss is closely related to the area of the brain that is injured. Damage to the part of the brain […]

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October 31, 2021
How can Traumatic Brain Injury Affect our Sense of Smell and Taste?

If you wonder if a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can affect smell and taste, the answer is yes. For many people, this is an alarming prospect, because smell and taste are important senses in our lives. But for those who suffer a TBI, the loss of these senses is a real phenomenon.   What is […]

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October 31, 2021
How do I find the best brain injury clinic?

Dealing with the results of traumatic brain injury is very challenging. It is important to choose the right partner to accompany you on the journey. What makes a good brain injury rehabilitation program?  Many factors need to be considered before choosing a brain injury clinic if you are looking for a brain injury rehab in […]

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October 31, 2021
The Effects Of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) On Daily Life

The brain influences all human activities including our thinking, our senses, judgement, emotions, and keeping the rest of our body functioning. So it is understandable that a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can have a significant impact affecting every aspect of daily life.  The goal of post acute rehabilitation centers that focus on brain injuries, is […]

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August 30, 2021
Vision Problems and Traumatic Brain Injury: What You Need to Know

Vision Problems can occur even after minor brain injuries, including concussions. Sometimes symptoms do not emerge until some time has passed after the initial injury.  Depending on the part of the brain that is affected, visual processing and perception can be affected.  If the patient notices vision changes, it is essential to follow up with […]

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August 30, 2021
Traumatic Brain Injuries - Definition, Types, Rehabilitation Options

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when the brain suffers a temporary or permanent neurological dysfunction due to an accident. A brain injury is up to 10 times more common than a spine injury, according to recent studies.  The number of people suffering from traumatic brain injury is underestimated as they are often misdiagnosed or […]

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