Traumatic — and joyful — experiences change who we are. Helping service members and veterans with TBI and combat stress should not be about "fixing" them and helping them return to their "old" selves, rather to help them move past the experiences and incorporate them into who they are.
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About the author: Shane McNamee, MD
Shane McNamee, MD serves as chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Richmond VAMC and has worked extensively on the development and implementation of the Polytrauma System of Care in the Veterans Health Administration.