It is hard to truly understand just how difficult it can be for a victim and his or her family following an accident or illness that results in a traumatic brain injury. The victim may have trouble with gross and fine motor skills, struggle with memory loss, battle the inability to form new memories, and could suffer from one or more of the various types of dementia.
While there are various treatments that can prevent a patient’s death and may help with some of the effects of the brain injury, there is no way to fully cure traumatic brain injury (TBI) damage in many cases at this time. For this reason, doctors and researchers are hard at work on finding new treatments and hoping that one day they will find a cure. Continue reading