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Concussion

By Lauren Costello / October 21, 2019 /

A concussion is a brain injury that affects how your brain communicates with the rest of your body. It can happen when your brain gets bounced around in your skull after a major fall, blast, or hit to the head. For many people, they may not even lose consciousness (black out), after the injury making…

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Frequently Asked Questions

By Lauren Costello / October 21, 2019 /

How does a brain injury affect the individual? The family? A brain injury is something that is often unexpected and its effect on a person work the same way. Due to the changes in the way the brain communicates with the rest of the body, a variety of changes may occur. These effects may be…

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What is a Brain Injury? Overview

By Lauren Costello / October 21, 2019 /

An acquired brain injury, or ABI, is an injury after birth that is not hereditary, degenerative, or induced by birth trauma. When the head is hit or the brain is damaged, how the brain functions and communicates with the rest of the body may become changed. ABI is used as the umbrella definition for brain…

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