Understanding TBI

Spinal Cord Injury

The central nervous system consists of the brain and spinal cord. In certain circumstances, persons who have sustained a traumatic brain injury may also sustain a spinal cord injury as result of trauma, which can result in serious care concerns….

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Perinatal Asphyxia

Perinatal asphyxia, or birth asphyxia, results from an inadequate intake of oxygen by the baby during the birth process – before, during, or just after birth. Decreased oxygen intake can result in chemical changes in the baby’s body that include…

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Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a chronic disability of the central nervous system characterized by abnormal control of movement and posture. The symptoms of  cerebral palsy and their severity are variable. Children with cerebral palsy may have only minor difficulty with fine…

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Because Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) cannot be cured, steps must be taken to prevent an injury from occurring. Advice for the prevention of TBI is often common sense. TBI Prevention Methods Include: Always wear a seat belt in a motor…

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