TBI Basics: What you need to know about brain injury. Start here

TBI Basics

What you need to know about brain injury

Start here

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Personal Stories & Blogs

The Comparison Trap Caregiving After Brain Injury, Norma Myers

We admit, despite celebrating Steven’s recovery, we did fall into the dismal comparison trap. "Why is Steven’s rehab roommate already walking?" "His accident was as severe as Steven’s; how did he escape a craniectomy and the helmet?" "How did she escape the epilepsy curse?"

Expert Q&A

Steven Flanagan
Doctor of Physical and Rehablitation Medicine

When I was 9 years old, I hit my head on concrete at school playing football during recess. I laid there dazed then got up and went back into school and finished my day. That night I had blurred vision and a headache. I was hospitalized for two weeks, and my mother said I had a blood clot in...