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COMMUNICATION DISORDERS AFTER A BRAIN INJURY

A brain injury can affect our communication abilities by impairing hearing, the muscle movements of speech, or the cognitive processes that turn our thoughts into words. Communication problems vary, depending on an individual’s personality, pre-injury abilities, and the severity of … Continue reading

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Darkness Tunnel: Fatigue After Brain Injury: BrainLine Talks With Dr. Nathan Zasler

Fatigue After Brain Injury: BrainLine Talks With Dr. Nathan Zasler and  Darkness Tunnel: A journey from darkness into the light https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2012/12/21/fatigue-after-brain-injury-brainline-talks-with-dr-nathan-zasler/darkness-tunnel/ “Fatigue is the single-most effect that has shaped my life.” “We share what we know, so that we all may grow.” … Continue reading

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Living with Head Injury

http://www.livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com “You live the experience, daily… and that’s why you can write (so much) about it” – m (a medical professional) from http://www.traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com   “Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do…best!” “I refuse … Continue reading

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A Second Chance to Live

http://secondchancetolive.org/ The web site of a “cyberpal” in “the States” My (other Craig’s) Journey thus Far: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5,Part 6 and Part 7 and http://secondchancetolive.org/2015/03/06/second-chance-to-live-my-journey-thus-far-part-8-a-new-beginning/     Also see from http://www.inspiringvideo.wordpress.com PPS “Together, … Continue reading

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“It’s all in your head!”

“It’s  all in (or perhaps not in??) your head!” IF ONLY it was that simple! And perhaps the title for a brand new book! “From the depth of the valleys, in the deserts of despair, there is hope… as there … Continue reading

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BRAINPOWER: “With focus, dedication, resilience, persistence and especially patience, support and love, a brain, any brain can be rewired to follow new neural pathways.”

“With focus, dedication, persistence and especially patience, support and love, a brain, any brain can be rewired to follow new neural pathways.” – c (from My Story) http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=craig+lock+%2B+my+story&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Acraig+lock+%2B+my+story&ajr=3 and http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=craig+lock+%2B+head+injury&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Acraig+lock+%2B+head+injury The various books* that Craig “felt inspired to write”  are … Continue reading

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A doctor’s take: Jules Bianchi brain injury

A doctor’s take: Jules Bianchi brain injury | News | Motorsport.com The mechanism of injury again is a sudden deceleration injury which can cause injury in the brain in two fashions: 1) the breaking of blood vessels causing bleeding (such as … Continue reading

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“You cannot compare two brain injuries, even if they’re similar – the outcome can be totally different.”

“You cannot compare two brain injuries, even if they’re similar – the outcome can be totally different. Two patients with similar conditions on a scan can have two totally different outcomes. Each patient is different and we treat them as … Continue reading

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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 is able to withstand many types of blows; but the brain is vulnerable to sudden swirling or rotating movements. Shake the bowl and see what happens to the jelly.”

“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 is able to withstand many types of blows; but … Continue reading

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How does a severe brain injury affect the individual?     How does a severe brain injury affect the individual? A severe brain injury produces physiological, cognitive, emotional, psychological and behavioural changes. Some individuals develop medical problems related to specific … Continue reading

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