Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury generally occurs, when the head or body experiences a blow or other traumatic injury. The severity of the symptoms depends on the force of the impact and the nature of the injury. TBI can cause a wide range of physician and cognitive impairments.
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of balance
  • Sensory issues
  • Memory loss
  • Difficulty with language and communication
  • Dizziness
  • Sensitivity to light or sound
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Difficulty with motor functions

Traumatic Brain Injury Risk Factors

Common events that can cause a traumatic brain injury include:
  • Falls
  • Vehicle-related collisions
  • Violence
  • Sports injuries
  • Combat injuries

The individuals most at risk of a traumatic brain injury include:

  • Children (newborns to 4 – years old)
  • Young adults (Ages 15-24)
  • Adults (60 and older)
  • Males

Types of Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment

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Speech Generating Devices

Treatment Type 1

At Lincare, we know living with speech disorders can be isolating, which is why we are committed to helping you gain the power to communicate and connect. We use highly customizable speech-generating devices to help with communication issues caused by congenital conditions, developmental delays, acquired diseases, or injuries.

How We Can Help

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