Category: Brain injury

Information, education, and resources surrounding brain injury

Emotional Distress and Symptom Management following Injury and Disease

What is this blog about? Our emotional well-being and quality of life depends on how well we can function in our world.   When our daily life is disrupted by a major injury like a brain injury, or disease, recovery can

What happens when a spouse or partner suffers a brain injury?

There are many different types of brain injury.  They include for example concussions, stroke, brain infections, and chemo-brain. Whichever way a brain injury is sustained, it is a painful experience  –  not only for the injured person but also for

What is a concussion?

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Explaining “concussion” Concussion is a type of acquired brain injury. An acquired brain injury is any injury to the brain that occurs after birth, and causes can be traumatic (brain injury due to external trauma: hit to the head) or

How can I get better after a concussion

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Early care: Most concussions will resolve within days to months with no long-term functional consequences. But concussion recovery depends on many factors including factors that are external as well as internal to the person. Internal factors can include: a person’s

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