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Different Types of Concussions

Different Types of Concussions and Their Effects

A concussion is a form of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI),1 though all too often, the effects of a concussion are not “mild” at all. Concussions can have serious signs and symptoms that can have long-lasting effects on a victim's ability to work, succeed in school, or even participate in everyday activities or conversations. Treatment for a concussion is not…

TBI & Brain Damage Severity

Symptoms & Effects of Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) vary significantly from victim to victim. The symptoms of some relatively minor TBIs can last a few days while severe TBI can leave a victim with permanent disabilities. Some brain injury victims have symptoms that affect their lives for more than a few days but do eventually recover over time with the help of rehabilitative therapy.…

TBI May Be Misdiagnosed For PTSD

Following a traumatic accident or incident, a victims may suffer a variety of physical and mental injuries. Two common injuries resulting from auto collisions, falls, explosions, or similarly severe accidents are traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).1 These conditions are each very serious in their own right and can have significantly adverse effects on victims. Differences between…