Traumatic brain injury

About:

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.

Symptoms:

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.

Treatments:

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