Head Trauma

Trauma is a fact of life. It does not, however, have to be a life sentence - Peter A. Levine

Head Trauma

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How to Protect Your Brain From Injury

Considering how precious our brains are to our health and well-being, we should be monitoring them as conscientiously as we do our hearts or joints. If we find out we have high cholesterol, we generally do something about it. Yet too many people let blows to the head go unevaluated, despite the potentially dire long-term consequences...

The two most common causes of traumatic brain injuries are slip-and-fall accidents, which account for more than half of all incidents, and motor-vehicle accidents. Only 3% of concussions are sports-related. And it isn’t only a blow to the head that can cause a concussion; whiplash can also cause a brain injury. These invisible injuries can have long-lasting…

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Resources

 How to Protect Your Brain From Injury

A direct blow isn’t the only source of trauma, and it’s crucial to know the symptoms.

Brain Injury Association of America

Brain injury is not an event or an outcome. It is the start of a misdiagnosed, misunderstood, under-funded neurological disease.

Brain Trauma Foundation

Since our founding in 1986, we have worked toward our vision of improving the outcomes of patients with traumatic brain injuries.

Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation

​​The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation is a leading, peer-reviewed resource that provides up-to-date information on the clinical management and rehabilitation of persons with traumatic brain injuries.

Lecturi

The majority of cases are mild, but presentation can vary from a mild concussion to a comatose state depending on the severity of the insult

NHS

Most head injuries are not serious, but you should get medical help if you or your child have any symptoms after a head injury.

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