Speech-language pathologists focus exclusively on a patient's cognitive and language complaints after a TBI. The other members of the interdisciplinary team focus on their specialities like headache care, sleep problems, and behavioral issues.
Inbal Eshel, MA, CCC-SLP is the lead traumatic brain injury speech-language pathologist at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. She provides diagnostic and therapeutic interventions aimed at minimizing cognitive and language deficits and maximizing quality of life.
Produced by Victoria Tilney McDonough, Brian King, and Jared Schaubert, BrainLine.