What is Traumatic brain Injury? How can we help?
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Moderate to severe traumatic brain injuries
Moderate to severe traumatic brain injuries can include any of the signs and symptoms of mild injury, as well as these symptoms that may appear within the first hours to days after a head injury:
Most people who have had a significant brain injury will require rehabilitation. They may need to relearn basic skills, such as walking or talking. The goal is to improve their abilities to perform daily activities. Therapy usually begins in the hospital and continues at an inpatient rehabilitation unit, a residential treatment facility or through outpatient services.
The type and duration of rehabilitation is different for everyone, depending on the severity of the brain injury and what part of the brain was injured. Rehabilitation specialists may include: