Signs & Symptoms of a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Traumatic brain injuries are classified as mild, moderate or severe. Even so-called “mild closed head injuries” can cause deficits in thinking skills, emotional and behavioral functions, as well as physical abilities. Cognitive problems associated with brain injuries include impaired memory, concentration, attention, slowed learning, and difficulty with planning, reasoning or judgment (executive functioning). People with brain injuries may not be …

Overview of Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can significantly affect many cognitive, physical, and psychological skills. Physical deficit can include ambulation, balance, coordination, fine motor skills, strength, and endurance. Cognitive deficits of language and communication, information processing, memory, and perceptual skills are common. Psychological status is also often altered. Adjustment to disability issues are frequently encountered by people with TBI. Brain injury can …