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Diagnosis and Treatment Of Tampa Bay Traumatic Brain Injuries

Every 19 seconds, someone in the United States sustains a traumatic brain injury (TBI). That adds up to 1.7 million people each year. Brain injuries range from mild to moderate to severe. Every injury is different, but when your brain is injured, it can affect everything: your ability to speak, focus, remember, and relate to other people. BrainLine, a national…

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Three Myths About Tampa Bay Brain Injuries

Traumatic Brain Injury is caused by an external physical force such as shaking, striking against an object, a fall, or a collision with speed and force according to The Center on Brain Injury Research[1] and Training.  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Service Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that an estimated 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic…

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Symptoms Of Tampa Bay Traumatic Brain Injuries

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders [1] and Stroke (NINDS) describes Traumatic brain injury (TBI) as a form of acquired brain injury that occurs when a sudden trauma causes damage to the brain. TBI can result when the head suddenly and violently hits an object, or when an object pierces the skull and enters brain tissue.  Symptoms of a TBI can be…

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Drunk Drivers Can Cause Serious Traumatic Brain Injuries

Drunk drivers pose a serious public health risk to other people using Florida roadways. In addition, it is a widespread problem, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicating1 that there are 121 million episodes of self-reported drunk driving reported each year. Drunk drivers are at a significantly increased risk of causing an accident, and the accidents in…