brain damage

TBI -Traumatic Brain Injury…and you?

by Tom Kloiber on April 26, 2013

Traumatic brain injury has been in the news quite a lot lately, and the effects of concussion are becoming a frequent topic on sports shows, especially regarding NFL players and military veterans.  But a new study published in the online journal Radiology concludes that even a single blow to the head can cause lasting structural brain damage.

Brain injury reduces brain volume and can last for months, for years, or for a lifetime, depending on the severity of the damage. The effect on behavior can be profound.

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