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A closed head injury is trauma to the head that does not cause a break in the skull. Though the skull is intact, the brain and soft tissue can be damaged by violent movem
A concussion is an injury to the brain that causes problems with how the brain works. It can affect things like memory, balance, focus, decision making, and coordination.
Shaken baby syndrome is a brain injury from physical abuse to a baby or young child. It may cause lasting brain damage or death. Treatment is needed right away.
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a deterioration of the brain. It is caused by the buildup of a protein called tau. The brain damage caused by CTE can lead to se
Penetrating brain injury is when an object enters the skull and harms the brain. It can hurt a small or large part of the brain. The injury is a threat to life. You will
A post-traumatic headache is a common symptom following injury or trauma to the head and neck.
Dysarthria is a speech disorder. It differs from aphasia , which is a language disorder.
A concussion is an injury to your brain. It causes problems with how it works. It can make memory, balance, thinking, and coordination hard. Postconcussion syndrome (PCS)
Parkinson disease (PD) is a brain disorder that causes tremors and problems moving.
Spasticity is when your muscles tighten without control.
A seizure is abnormal electrical activity in the brain. A seizure disorder is when 2 or more seizures happen. This is also known as epilepsy.
A hematoma is a collection of blood. A subdural hematoma (SDH) happens in the space between the covering of brain (the dura) and the brain. This pool of blood can put pre
Central cord syndrome (CCS) is a type of incomplete spinal cord injury. CCS is marked by damage to the nerve fibers that bring messages from the brain to the body. This c
Heterotopic ossification (HO) is the growth of bone in places where it’s not supposed to be. It can happen anywhere in the body. The hip, knees, shoulders, and elbows are
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