Identifying a Brain Contusion Injury


Head injury resulting from trauma in a car accident, a slip-and-fall accident, a workplace injury, or any other trauma sometimes results in traumatic brain injuries (TBI). A traumatic brain injury is a harm to the delicate brain tissue caused by physical trauma rather than by a medical condition or disease. Two types of brain injuries…

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What is a Brain Stem Injury?


The brain is the center of human emotion and personality as well as the control center for all of our bodily functions. The brain stem is located at the back of the head, at the base of the skull, and connected to the neck. This stem is a critical pathway for messages from the brain’s…

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Can a Brain Injury Cause a Permanent Personality Change?


The brain not only controls all bodily functions, but it’s also the center of our being—allowing us to think, remember, and experience emotions. The human brain is well protected beneath a bony skull and a cushioning layer of fluid, but the delicate, neuron-packed brain tissue is vulnerable to injuries when the head sustains a heavy…

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Common Brain Injuries From Car Accidents


According to a CDC report to the U.S. Congress, Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) remain a leading cause of death and disability. Each year, an estimated 1.5 million Americans sustain a brain injury, ranging from a mild concussion to a severe TBI. Approximately 50,000 of these injury victims die, and as many as 90,000 are left…

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