Category Archives: Traumatic Brain Injuries

Information regarding traumatic brain injuries, from minor TBIs (concussions) to severe ones that lead to lifelong complications.

What Programs Exist to Help People with Traumatic Brain Injuries?

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can happen for a variety of reasons – motor vehicle accidents, sports injuries, falls, war injuries, blunt force trauma and stroke. Traumatic brain injuries are common and often require a challenging rehabilitation. According to the Brain Injury Association of America, about 5.3 million Americans are living with a long-term disability from a TBI. Fortunately, there are programs to help individuals with brain injuries, and funding for research on TBIs has never been stronger. As for federal programs, the TBI Reauthorization Act of 2014 and the BRAIN Initiative provide help and research for individuals with brain injuries. The TBI Reauthorization Act of 2014 allows several federal health agencies to collect data to make existing brain injury programs more effective. For example, the Health and Human Services might conduct a study on veterans with TBIs to find out how best to help them. This law is directly responsible…
Read More »

Posted in Personal Injury Accidents, Traumatic Brain Injuries | Leave a comment