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Learn why it can be so difficult for people with brain injury to follow through with a plan or intention.
Ritualistic behavior after a TBI is often associated with feelings of lack of control.
People with TBI should be able to receive services that allow them to live in community-based settings and achieve maximum independence.
An injured brain needs rest. Without it, even the most mundane activities can overwhelm someone with TBI.
Problems with acts of daily living like dressing or washing can vary greatly and sometimes professional help is necessary.
Every relationship has its ups and downs, but when a partner or spouse sustains a brain injury, other problems can arise, too.
Careful preparation of the disability application is crucial to obtaining appropriate benefits for people with TBI who cannot work.
Tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, is a common symptom of TBI. Learn when hearing aids can help and what other treatments are available.
Learn about this uncommon form of chronic pain and the various treatments available to help.
Getting a full speech-language evaluation is important when trying to solve communication issues post-TBI.
Scanning therapy for hemianopsia after TBI isn’t a cure nor is there a guarantee that everyone will have good results. But oftentimes, there is great benefit.
As children with severe TBI move from childhood to adolescence to adulthood, their needs and wants change; behavior problems can serve the function of drawing attention to a changing need.
Five to 10 percent of people who have had a TBI later experience seizures. Learn what the risk factors are.
Gradually and systematically increasing your activity levels may help you exercise with fewer TBI-related side effects.
Keeping someone awake after a mild TBI is no longer recommended, but keeping an eye on the person is.
Although the brain has no pain receptors itself, it is the main tool the body uses to detect and react to pain — physically and emotionally.
Crafting a plan to protect a person with a brain injury from his inability to manage finances while still affording him a degree of freedom and personal control is possible.
Family counseling is crucial to help everyone deal with the emotional effects of a brain injury.
An audiologist can help solve or ameliorate hearing loss after a brain injury.
Skills required for parenting can be taught but a safe, loving environment is critical.
Your loved one with brain injury is not deliberately making up conversations or situations that never happened.
Talk with your health provider about fatigue, medication, and side effects.
An association between TBI and dementia exists, but the definitive research is still out.
Pressurization in the airplane and the risk of seizures should be considered before flying after a TBI.
Memory loss may need further evaluation.
A neuropsychological exam can often get to the root of sleep issues.
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