About Brain Injuries
What to Expect
Because the brain is the central hub for all activities and life, every brain injury is unique, causing different effects on behavior, emotions and the physical body. Click here to learn more.
Brain Injury Basics
Your questions answered about the basics of brain injury, the brain, concussions, treatment, rehabilitation and more. Read more.
Continuum of Care
Included here is a diagram that showcases the different levels of care given after a traumatic brain injury. Read on.
Emotional Stages After TBI
A parent, spouse and/or survivor may experience seven emotions in a fairly predictable order. The amount of time spent at each stage varies widely from a few seconds to many years. Learn more.
Indicators of Brain Injury
If you have had a brain injury, or know someone who has, these are some of the natural reactions that the body exhibits behaviorally, emotionally, cognitively, physically and with their personality. Learn more.
Cognitive Skills of the Brain
Because the brain in the central hub for the all of the body’s functions, understanding how this organ works can be helpful in-terms-of understanding Traumatic Brain Injury. Read on.
Glascow Coma Scale
Levels of Cognitive Functioning, from Level 1 to Level 10. Learn more.
Types and Levels of Brain Injury
All brain injuries are unique. The brain can receive several different types of injuries depending on the type of force and amount of force that impacts the head. The type of injury the brain receives may affect just one functional area of the brain, various areas, or all areas of the brain. Read more.
Brain Injury Facts
- Every 23 seconds, one person in the U.S. sustains a brain injury.
- Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a silent yet serious epidemic currently leaving 5.3 million Americans with disabilities. This represents over 2% of the US population; 56,000 victims in Utah alone!
Ideas for Healing
Your road to recovery should involve taking care of both your body and your mind. Low-light therapy, acupuncture, meditation, nutrition… Learn more about these diverse areas of interest and how exploring something new can be a great step towards healing.