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FAQ Videos Brain Injury

How does trauma change the brain?

How does trauma change the brain? The brain is a soft, jello-like substance that’s contained within the skull and it can easily be damaged. It is made up of nerve fibers, which have axons, which are the long thread like portion that acts like a telephone wire and communicates signals and messages. It is covered by […]

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Common injuries from falling down stairs

Injuries from falling downstairs occur because a landlord or a property owner hasn’t properly maintained that staircase. It could be from a handrail that’s misplaced. It could be because that staircase doesn’t even have a handrail, or perhaps there’s a rug or carpet that’s frayed or has a hole in it, which causes someone to […]

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How long after a head injury can symptoms occur?

How long after a head injury can symptoms occur? A concussion is a brain injury. Every brain injury is different. Because sometimes these symptoms of a brain injury are very subtle, the person who has the brain injury themselves don’t even realize that they have a problem. It’s their husband, it’s their wife, it’s their family, […]

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What happens if the frontal lobe is damaged?

Well, the brain is comprised of four different lobes. There’s a frontal lobe, the temporal lobes, the parietal lobes, and the occipital lobe. Each of these lobes have a different function and they control different behaviors. The frontal and temporal lobes, which are in the front and on the sides, are much more susceptible to […]

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