Traumatic brain injury


Traumatic brain injury is a brain dysfunction caused by an outside force, usually a violent blow to the head. More than 200,000 US cases occur per year and are treatable by a medical professional, requires a medical diagnosis.


Traumatic brain injury often occurs as a result of a severe sports injury or car accident.

Immediate or delayed symptoms may include confusion, blurry vision, and concentration difficulty. Infants may cry persistently or be irritable.


Treatment may involve rest, medication, surgery and rehabilitative therapy as Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy.