Category Archives: living with head (brain) injury

Facing it head on: what does a traumatic brain injury feel like?

Each year across Britain some 350,000 people are admitted to hospital with an acquired brain injury. The results can be life changing with 500,000 people in the UK currently suffering long term disabilities as a result. Four years ago the … Continue reading

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Living with Long-Term Brain (Head) Injury

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2013/05/31/living-with-long-term-brain-head-injury-4/ https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/tag/brain/ and https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/2015/06/10/some-cognitive-effects-of-head-brain-injury/ “When a brain has been damaged, new neural pathways can be formed, learnt, strengthened and developed over time …with habit-forming, focus and practice.” “With focus, dedication, persistence and especially patience, support and love, a brain, any brain can be rewired to follow … Continue reading

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Some Cognitive Effects of Head (Brain) Injury

SOME COGNITIVE EFFECTS OF HEAD INJURY: by Craig Lock “Compare it (your head) to a jelly in a bowl. The bowl is the skull – a strong, protective container – and the jelly (the brain) is nestled within. The skull … Continue reading

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TBI is a much more manageable injury today than it has been in the past, but it remains a major health problem. As people with TBI continue to live longer and face the challenges of aging with TBI, it will be our duty to provide better education and long-term programs and services. We all have brains; let’s continue to use them — injured or not — to support TBI prevention, research, and treatment.”

“TBI is a much more manageable injury today than it has been in the past, but it remains a major health problem. As people with TBI continue to live longer and face the challenges of aging with TBI, it will … Continue reading

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Two years after a brain injury left him introverted and aggressive, James Cracknell and his wife Bev tell how it nearly tore them apart

http://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2012/11/16/two-years-after-a-brain-injury-left-him-introverted-and-aggressive-james-cracknell-and-his-wife-bev-tell-how-it-nearly-tore-them-apart/ “We share what we know, so that we all may grow.” “Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, support, enrich, uplift and perhaps … Continue reading

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Learning to Live with Brain Injury

Learning to Live with Brain Injury James Piercy calls it the “hidden disability”. Every year in his homeland, the United Kingdom, 135,000 people are admitted to hospital as a consequence of it. And each day in New Zealand, about 90 … Continue reading

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The Lasting Effects from Blows to the Head (Concussion)

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