About Brain Injury

A brain injury can happen to anyone at any time. It is important to understand that every brain injury is different. A brain injury can impact all areas of a person’s life, not just their thinking. As such, holistic brain injury rehabilitation is considered best practice. 

Information about brain injury and treatment:

Adam’s Story – read a personal story about brain injury.

Brain Interrupted: John’s Story – a video about an undiagnosed pediatric brain injury and the consequences of it.

Brainline.org – a great website with excellent information about brain injury.

Reinventing Our Family  – a blog by Abby Maslin that chronicles “Loving and Learning After a TBI”.

The Brain: An Interactive Map – a map of the brain to better understand how it works.

Awareness and Depression – Depression is not uncommon after a brain injury, particularly as a survivor becomes more aware of the changes resulting from brain injury.

Catastrophic Reaction something experienced by many brain injury survivors.

Neuroplasticity – Neuroplasticity is the ability for the brain s nerve cells to make adaptive changes
on both a structural and functional level.

Improving Memory – Long-term memory is the type of memory that allows you to store information
for an extensive period. Short-term memory, on the other hand, refers to a
person’s ability to hold information for about 30 seconds.

Brain Injury Prevention – Safety tips for children and adults.

Keeping Your Brain Young Strengthen connectivity of brain cells.

You Are What You Eat – Studies show that our brain health is greatly affected by what we eat.

Helmets can save lives and can reduce the severity of a brain injury. A person is three times less likely to sustain a brain injury if he or she is wearing a helmet.

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